Arsenal have improved a lot in depth as this season approaches.
With net spending of £380m since the summer of 2019, North Londoners are desperate to return to the challenge at the end of the Premier League.
Arsenal He fell at the last hurdle last season, losing in six of the last 12 games to finish fourth in the top four.
But there would be no excuses for that term, given the greater depth Arteta has to summon now.
The Gunners have roughly three players per position – nearly all of whom have been signed by the Spaniard.
So get ready to go to Friday night Opening Ceremony at Crystal PalaceLet’s take a look at their depth chart in more detail.
Aaron Ramsdale will start the season as Arsenal’s undisputed goalkeeper, especially after Sell Bernd Leno for Fulham.
The England The international is hoping to continue to develop as Arsenal aim to improve in the Premier League.
Given Arsenal’s return to the Europa League, there could be minutes for new American reserve Matt Turner’s position.
While forgotten player Ronar Alex Ronarson returned after a loan period at Ohio Leuven.
When fit, Takehiro Tomiyasu shone dramatically at right-back during his first campaign in North London.
Cedric Soares was seconded for the last international tournament to Japan, while Hector Bellerin returned after being loaned to Real Betis, at least for the time being.
Kieran Tierney was an excellent left-back but like Tomiyasu he suffers from a lot of injuries.
The addition of Oleksandr Zinchenko will keep Arsenal covered, while Ainsley Maitland-Niles could fill his place.
Ben White and Gabriel Magalhaes will now have more competition in the center of defence, with William Saliba finally set to give a chance – while Rob Holding and Pablo Mari remain at the club as back-ups.
Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka were Arteta’s first choice last season.
Mohamed Elneny Forge a new contract To stay, Arsenal are hoping for further development from young Albert Sambi Lukonga.
Zinchenko offers an intriguing option, as he regularly plays in midfield for Ukraine – while Maitland-Niles could also do something.
New captain Martin Odegaard is set to start the campaign as Arsenal boss in 10th place.
While new signing Fabio Vieira and Academy graduate Emile Smith Rowe will also unite for a starting position.
Alexandre Lacazette left, although the Gunners were able to keep Eddie Nketiah in New contract worth £100,000 per week.
Bukayo Saka will be hoping to make another leap down the right flank as he enters the final two years of his contract – while his £72m return Nicolas Pepe and returnee Reiss Nelson will help him.
Gabriel Martinelli is in dire need of an injury-free season after showing glimpses of his talent during his three years in North London.
He will be supported on the left by Smith Roe and the interesting new boy Marquinhos.