Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned League leaders Chelsea that the Gunners are out to catch them in the Premier League title race.
Jose Mourinho’s men are yet to lose a game this term and find themselves six points clear at the top of the table after a flying start to the new season and the Gunners are already nine points behind the leaders.
However the Frenchman remains convinced that his side can close the gap on the leaders ahead of Sunday’s trip to Swansea City.
According to Daily Star, he said:
Of course. We have just got to win the next game to achieve that.
In our job you always get taught lessons by people after the games. But before the games we only have one target and that is to win the next game.
The Gunners led the Premier League for longer than any other team last season and with their confidence boosted by lifting the FA Cup, the expectation was that they would mount a more sustained challenge in 2014/15. However, just ten games into the new season, that looks improbable, as Arsenal have won just four, which is not a ratio one associates with a title-winning side, while Chelsea have won eight from 10.
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The North London club still has an outside chance of challenging for the title, but having drawn five games already this season, they cannot let any more silly points slip from their grasp. Their slim hopes of entering the title fight are dependent on putting together a strong run of consecutive victories and that quest begins against sixth-place Swansea on Sunday and anything less than three points from that game will be another significant blow.
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