After enjoying a scintillating pre-season campaign and thrashing Chelsea in Community Shield, Arsenal are set to host the Hammers at Emirates Stadium later today.
The new Premier League season kicks off for the Gunners who hope for a solid start as they face West Ham at home.
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Arsenal finished third last season but Wenger believes that they are in for the Premier League throne this year. Arsenal will play without midfielder Jack Wilshere who is already ruled out of the game due to ankle injury.
Former Chelsea man Petr Cech will make his first Premier League appearance in Arsenal colours while Alexis Sanchez is likely to be given rest.
The new Hammers coach Slaven Bilic is also determined for a robust start as a manager for East London club, as he prepares for the challenging test against Arsenal.
The Hammers were knocked out from Europa League on Thursday and failed to perform well in their pre-season.
They are also expected to face tough time in their season opener as they travel tomorrow for Emirates Stadium to meet Wenger’s stellar squad. Strikers Enner Valencia and Andy Carroll are ruled out of the Sunday clash due to long-term injuries.