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Josh Kroenke admits Arsenal cannot compete for trophies

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The son of the Gunners owner admitted the team needs a whole season to regroup as they want to fight for a chance to win something in England.

Arsenal didn’t win a single trophy last season.

The team couldn’t finish top four in the English Premier League table, didn’t participate in any cup final, and then lost the UEFA Europa League Final against Chelsea.

Which is why Josh Kroenke, vice-chairman of the Gunners, believes his team will have to regroup this season as they cannot compete for trophies this campaign.

“As much as we would love to say that we’ll be competing for the top trophies tomorrow, we know that that’s not the case and that we have to get to work on that,” Kroenke said according to ESPN.

“From our coaching staff to our management, there have been significant changes that have gone on and I’m really excited to let those foundations continue to grow and take shape to build a successful future for Arsenal.”

“[We’ve appointed] Per Mertesacker, and most recently we appointed Edu — so we have a technical director for the first time in the history of Arsenal,” he added.

“We have a man who has Arsenal DNA. We have an Invincible.”

“There are a few things that I know our group is working on, and a few things we hopefully have on the doorstep,” the son of Arsenal’s owner concluded.