Prior to Arsenal‘s devastating loss to Olympiacos in the Champions League, Arsene Wenger‘s boys received a surprising vote of confidence for their chances in the Premier League – specifically from a foe they just beat.
“We didn’t make mistakes, it was just big quality from them,” Ranieri said after Arsenal beat his team 5-2 in Leicester City’s first loss of the season. “I can say this for definite – I think they are built to win the title. You also need a little luck but their players and the whole squad is very good.”
Despite their two losses in the Champions League group stage, Arsenal have played very nicely since their 1-1-1 record at the start of the season. The Gunners have won three of their last four, with the lone loss coming in a controversial match against Chelsea that was marred by questionable officiating.
Arsenal are currently fourth on the table with 13 points and have a chance to tie No. 1 Manchester United if Arsene Wenger can find a way to beat them this weekend at Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners have not won the title since the 2003-04 season but have finished in the top four in each of the last 11 seasons.
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