However, Arsenal must beat Everton and hope that Liverpool drop points at home to Middlesbrough if they are to sneak into the Champions League, despite already having surpassed their tally of points for last season, when they finished second.
"We had plenty of shots on goal but we needed to be patient. We were frustrated at half time not to be leading. We made 71 points and were second. We now have 72 and want to go to 75. After that you deal with what happens," he told BBC Sport.
"We've got in on the final day many times. Sunderland fought and you want that in the Premier League - that's what you want from every team.
"We had a difficult patch after the Bayern game because it was difficult to recover. On the other hand it was a good mental test and we responded in a strong way."
Arsenal have qualified for the Champions League in every full season under Wenger so far.