Arsene Wenger has remained coy over the prospect of a new contract from the Arsenal board, refusing to confirm or deny he is on the verge of agreeing a new deal beyond next summer.
With the manager's contract due to run out with the Gunners in 2014 there is much speculation as to whether he will stay in north London or seek a move elsewhere.
Paris Saint Germain were one club to be associated with the Frenchman with the possibility of taking the France managerial position also suggested, but Wenger has insisted that he wants to stay in England, giving a serious hint that he will remain at Arsenal beyond next summer.
And now he has says that while he is preparing to stay beyond 2014 this doesn't necessarily mean he will sign a new deal with Arsenal.
"I didn't deny that [there has been an offer]," he said, according to ESPN. "I said many times I don't think there is any need to come back on. I answered that question already. I said what I said when I was asked this question at the start of the season. Nothing has changed.
"When you are manager at the club you have to prepare for the long-term always and act like you will stay forever. What is important now is our next game."
Wenger also sought to clarify comments he made at Thursday's AGM in which he said he hoped everyone would be happy at the club come the end of the season.
The manager insisted that while he hopes to win trophies he isn't promising anything so early in the season, despite Arsenal currently flying high in the Premier League and Champions League.
"I said [at the AGM] I want everyone to be happy by the end of May," he explained.
"That is of course the target of any manager. I can't imagine any manager would not want the fans to be unhappy at the end of the season. That's what we work so hard for. You can call that what you want. We just want to win our next game."
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