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Last Updated: Saturday, 15 May, 2004, 17:46 GMT 18:46 UK
Wenger hails achievement
Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger spoke of his pride after Arsenal completed an unbeaten league season with a 2-1 win over Leicester to spark joyous scenes at Highbury.

The Gunners paraded the Premiership title in front of a delighted crowd.

And the loudest cheers were reserved for star striker Thierry Henry, skipper Patrick Vieira and Wenger.

"As long as you believe, then it is possible. It's a fantastic moment. I always had that dream and to fulfil it is marvellous," said Wenger.

"I think this is the best title win because we have always been at the top and to lead from the front is difficult and not to lose a game is amazing.

"These players want to get better and I'm confident they want more."

"There is so much talent here - we know each other well and you can see it on the pitch
Dennis Bergkamp
Wenger is to be awarded the freedom of the London Borough of Islington after completing his third title triumph.

Vieira saluted the Gunners' team spirit as they became the first team to go through a top-flight campaign unbeaten since Preston in 1888-89.

"We have a really good dressing room, and we give our best, always 100% for the team," he said.

"Our intention from the start of the season was to go unbeaten, because you want to win.

"You never know how far you can go, but this is fantastic. This team will be remembered forever."

And Vieira warned Arsenal's rivals that they would fix a "very high target" as they bid to improve next season.

That was echoed by veteran Dutch star Dennis Bergkamp, who has agreed a deal to stay at Highbury until the end of next season.

"This is definitely the best title because we are unbeaten," he said.

"There is so much talent in this team. We know each other well now and you can see it on the pitch.

"We will keep trying to get better."

And Arsenal's England defender Sol Campbell labelled the season "magical".

"We have played some fantastic football. This season has been tremendous. I am happy and there is more to come," he added.




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