The Premier League table could be turned over again with the addition of a fifth and final Premier League team, and that would be Arsenal.
Arsenal will be the first team to miss out on a place in the top four for four successive seasons and it’s now clear that their chances of claiming the title will be cut down to nothing by the return of the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Manchester City of Chelsea.
“We have got to be realistic with this,” said Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, “because we can’t just keep going on like this.
I don’t want to get too much into the future of this team, but if we have a few more games, maybe the next four, we will be in the position where we could be competitive again.”””
And if we don’t do something in those three weeks, it could be very difficult to go back.”
I don’t want to get too much into the future of this team, but if we have a few more games, maybe the next four, we will be in the position where we could be competitive again.””
I’m sure this team is not as strong as it was when I first arrived, but I’m sure we can go in and win the league,” he added.”
The question is, is it going to be a good team?
“We have some good players and a very good squad, so there is a lot of quality there.”
Arsenal were beaten 4-1 by Southampton in the League Cup last season and have a point from their last three games, but they have been hampered by injuries to key players, notably the injured Samir Nasri.
“There’s no point in talking about it now, because it’s a question of fitness,” Wenger said.
“It’s a very tough game.
“We know it is going to take time to get a result.””
So we will not be able to wait for next week.””
We know it is going to take time to get a result.”
So we will not be able to wait for next week.
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