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Has Arsenal proven to be genuine league title contenders?

Mikel Arteta

The Gunners have been thriving since the beginning of the 2022/2023 Premier League season with 24 points registered to their name so far after nine games.

Arteta’s side stay at the top of the league and the defending champions, Manchester City a narrow one-point below them which isn’t surprising due to their usual remarkable form that is usually witnessed every season.

This is one of the most unprecedented top performances from a premier league club to a season.

Arteta seemed to have gotten his scouts right during the summer transfer window with the likes of Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City and William Saliba from Marseille thriving under Arteta’system of play.

The Gunners only fell short once as they conceded their only loss so far against their historical arch-rivals, Manchester United outclassed them in a 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford.

However, they have truly shown a resilient spirit and had a dynamic performance against the spurs just a week after their emphatic defeat against the Red Devils which people seemed would affect their momentum but they edged Tottenham comfortably in a 3-1 win at the Emirates Stadium.

Also, The Gunners took on their toughest test so far which is Liverpool, the most fierce competition to the defending champions Manchester City and the first runner-up to the title for two consecutive seasons.

The Gunners seemed to have cleared peoples’ doubts as they still came up on top in the reciprocity of goals affair match with both teams replying themselves with goals defeating their rivals 3-2 at home.

This might be a testament that the Gunners are up to the task to fight for the title perhaps, it’s too early to call but this seems to be a clear revelation.

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