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Arsene Wenger Rates Arsenal's Premier League Title Chances
- Arsene Wenger has claimed that the current crop of young and promising players at Arsenal can help them challenge for the Premier League title
- Wenger spent 22 years at the helm of affairs at the Emirates before he was brutally sacked in 2018 after pressure from fans
- While the north Londoners are yet to win the English title since his departure, the side have shown glimpses of promises
- The Mikel Arteta-tutored side are currently leading the standings with 15 points, having won five of their six opening matches of the season
Legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has backed the club to challenge for the Premier League title under the tutelage of Mikel Arteta.
Wenger, who spent more than 20 years as the Gunners' boss has not been back at the club since his brutal sacking in 2018.
According to The Sun, the Frenchman has also steadfastly declined to comment on the team he left behind after his exit.
However, he has now broken his silence on the current state of affairs at the north London club.
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Arsene Wenger tips Arsenal to challenge for the EPL
According to Wenger, his former side to launch an unlikely title challenge and even win it - thanks to their current crop of young and talented players.
The 72-year-old further expressed his admiration for the job being done by Mikel Arteta, who once played under him during his time at the club.
“I would say they are moving in the right direction. I honestly think there is no weak position in the team... they are young, promising players and they have bought well this year," SunSport quoted Wenger saying.
“There is no completely dominating team this season and Arsenal has a chance with the potential that is there.
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“We used to be in the top four and why not again? You cannot even rule out the fact that they can fight for the title and hopefully they can do it," the Frenchman added.
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The 72-year-old former French manager, who is currently serving as FIFA's Chief of Global Football Development, is best remembered for his time with Premier League side Arsenal, which spanned over two decades.
However, before he moved into management, Wenger had a modest playing career, where he played for Mulhouse and Strasbourg.