Can Arsenal Win the League This Year?

Can Arsenal Win the League This Year?

It's been a long time since the glory days of Wenger and The Invincibles but Arsenal are starting to look like challengers again. City dropped three important points to Brentford at the weekend, which saw Arsenal go five points clear and top of the table, where they will sit until at least after Christmas. There's been an attempt to play down any title talk by Arteta and Arsenal but 14 games in, twelve wins, one draw and one loss speaks …
Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

This is the penultimate fixture before the Premier League stops for the World Cup. Chelsea host Arsenal in a huge London derby. For the first time in a while, the Gunners come into this fixture in better shape than their local rivals. There will be pressure on them to go to Stamford Bridge and win, especially if they want to keep hold of top spot when the football halts. For the home side, there are growing pains under new manager …
Arsenal vs Tottenham Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Arsenal vs Tottenham Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

The Premier League returns this weekend with two big derby matches. The first takes place at lunch time in North London as Arsenal and Tottenham face each other in a top of the table clash. The pair are usually competing with one another for Champions League qualification. This season, the match takes on a different context, as both have started the season well and are two of the leading teams at the top of the division. It is premature to …
The resurgence of Arsenal's Granit Xhaka

The resurgence of Arsenal's Granit Xhaka

It wasn't long ago that Granit Xhaka was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy after a show of frustration towards supporters on the pitch. There was a period where he was out of the team and linked with a move away. On Sunday, he wore the armband again against Brentford and led the Gunners to a dominant display. The Swiss international is no longer the club captain, with Martin Odegaard taking that responsibility, but he was missing at the weekend. Mikel …
Arsenal vs Aston Villa Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Arsenal vs Aston Villa Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Arsenal welcome Aston Villa to the Emirates Stadium during the week, with the two sides having contrasting starts to the season. The Gunners have won all four matches to date and sit top of the table. Meanwhile, Villa have taken just three points from their four matches and Steven Gerrard is under pressure. They have Arsenal and Manchester City in their next two matches, which suggests that it could get worse before it gets better. Last season, Arsenal won both …
Analysing Gabriel Jesus' excellent performance against Leicester City

Analysing Gabriel Jesus' excellent performance against Leicester City

It has been an excellent start to life at Arsenal for Gabriel Jesus. The Brazilian delivered a very good opening day performance against Crystal Palace without getting a goal or assist. However, he showed his quality in the final third on Saturday. He created a lot of problems for Leicester City and a lot of Arsenal's attacks went through their new signing. It looks like he has been at the club for years, as he has slotted in seamlessly at …
Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview | Predictions, Stats and Key Players

The Premier League continues this weekend, as Leicester City travel to face Arsenal. The Gunners had a good opening weekend as they beat Crystal Palace away from home. It was a good marker for the club and shows how far they have come in 12 months. Last season, they opened their campaign with a loss by the same score line against Brentford. For Leicester, they draw in their first match of the season, despite leading Brentford by two goals. On …
Where does William Saliba fit in at Arsenal?

Where does William Saliba fit in at Arsenal?

William Saliba is finally going to have a full campaign as an Arsenal player, years after joining the club. Although the Gunners have done some eye-catching business, the return of their talented centre-back could be their biggest upgrade this season. At the age of 21, he could develop into one of the best defenders in the world. There will be few others with his experience at such a tender age and he will now want to prove himself in the …
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