Mikel Arteta: Arsenal potential is limitless

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The club captain is enthused by the future and another FA Cup final.

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has told the club’s official website that their potential is 'limitless'.

The Gunners endured an indifferent start to the current campaign as the after effects of the World Cup took their toll on Arsene Wenger’s squad.

They have, however, turned things around in 2015, becoming the in-form team not only the Premier League but also across Europe as well. That has led to Champions League qualification, and the potential for a third-placed finish as well.

Now, Arteta has been discussing hopes and plans for the future, saying Arsenal must continue the evolution they have gone through this season and look to push on.

“That evolution must continue because the potential of this club is limitless. Let’s take advantage of that,” he said.

“We want to build momentum and the best way to do that is by being consistent on the pitch and winning trophies. We are in a really strong position – I think we are getting better in all areas.”

As you would expect, Arsene Wenger’s side have played good football across the season, having combined their usual attacking flair with a new-found defensive strength.

Having secured their top-four finish earlier in the month, the Gunners can now focus on retaining their FA Cup trophy when they play Aston Villa in next weekend’s final.

And Arteta says he is looking forward to another date at Wembley, feeling the attitude of the whole squad has been a big contributing factor to their encouraging campaign, with a potential title challenge being mooted for next season.

“When I look back at the season, I think we have played some fantastic football,” he said.

“We have progressed a lot off the pitch too. I’m pleased with the way every single player in the squad has reacted to being rotated at some point in the

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