Mikel Arteta Rates Arsenal’s Chances of Winning the Premier League After Reclaiming Top Spot on the Standings

Mikel Arteta Rates Arsenal’s Chances of Winning the Premier League After Reclaiming Top Spot on the Standings

  • Mikel Arteta has hinted that Arsenal will be keen to challenge for the Premier League title this season
  • The Gunners have been in good shape since the start of the new season, having picked 18 points from seven matches to top the standings
  • Man City, who are the reigning champions, are placed second on the charts with 17 points, on level with Spurs, who are third

Mikel Arteta has suggested that the Premier League title race is a wait-and-see before determining who is in a pole position to win the title.

The Gunners have enjoyed a bright start to the new season, picking an encouraging six wins after seven matches.

Mikel Arteta, Premier League, Brentford, Arsenal, Community Stadium.
Mikel Arteta talks to his players during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Gtech Community Stadium. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane.
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The north Londoners' only slip up of the season came during their trip to Old Trafford, where they were humbled 3-1 by Man United.

Despite the defeat, Arsenal have since managed to turn around their fortunes and get their campaign back on track.

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The Mikel Arteta-tutored side momentarily dropped to second on the standings over the weekend before reclaiming the lucrative spot after their 3-0 thrilling win over Brentford on Sunday, September 18.

Their return to the summit had many suggesting that Arsenal could be genuine title contenders this term.

Mikel Arteta speaks on Arsenal winning the Premier League this season

Arteta has now come out to rate Arsenal's chances of winning the Premier League crown, with the Spaniard hinting that the Gunners are in the race.

Speaking after Arsenal's dominant performance over Brentford, the tactician said per Football.London:

"You can ask me every day. Today we are top of the league, I am so happy. Yesterday I was so annoyed because we lost it and we used that to want to get back there and show that we want to be there."

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"That is what we are going to do, push to be the best we can be. That is the aim. The table won’t lie after 38 games normally," he added.

Source: Sports Brief News