They were five points clear. Now it is two, and should Chelsea manage to beat Arsenal on the 23rd December, the Gunners will no longer be top of the league.
Yes, they are playing good football. Yes, they have some stars in their club. Yes, they have the ability to hammer certain sides. They cannot however win the big games.
Beating Liverpool or Tottenham does not count. They are not title contenders no matter how much their fans want to pretend they are.
Arsenal cannot beat Chelsea, Manchester United or Manchester City. They are the clubs that will be there or there about at the end of the season, and despite how badly David Moyes’ men have performed, only an idiot would totally write them off.
That being said, they are still top of the pile, and you can’t discount how well they have done this season.
With the Premier League getting tighter and the Gunners simply having to keep their lead over the busy Christmas period, we have come up with five players who can help push Arsenal’s title boost.
Click on Karim Benzema to unveil the top five.
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