One of the few bright spots of Arsenal’s season has been the emergence of Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka.
Arteta’s final priority appears to be deciding on how to build around them next season, with the Gunners boss hinting those two players will be at the heart of his team going forward.
“There’s great potential with them, they’ve shown that this season. They are ready to take responsibility in important moments,” he said.
“They have the level to do it, they have the hunger to do it and they have the right senior players around them to help them as well.”