Even though Arsenal have enjoyed a very good period with a 14 game unbeaten run after a slow start to the current season, it is still very early days and we are still locked in a very tight tangle of teams at the top of the Premier League.
The good news about the EPL table, however, along with the fact that no club has more points than Arsenal, is the position of our big spending rivals Manchester United. Jose Mourinho taking over from Louis van Gaal and them spending fortunes to bring in the likes of Paul Pogba, Ibrahimovic and all made them a lot of pundits’ tips for the title but all is not going well at Old Trafford.
They currently sit in 8th place, just below Watford (?!?) and a huge eight points behind Arsenal, Man City and Liverpool. It also appears that not much is rosy behind the scenes, with Rooney being dropped, Mourinho blaming certain players for their struggles and seeming to fall out with others like Mkhitaryan.
So after they drew a blank on Saturday and failed to beat Burnley the stats show that Mourinho’s first 10 EPL games have been worse than United’s with van Gaal last year, and with David Moyes, and they were both slaughtered by the fans and the media and quickly sacked.
Can we already forget about United winning the title this time? Maybe it is a little too soon to say that yet, but if Arsenal go to Old Trafford after the next international break and win, would that be that for the not-so-special one and his expensive bunch of misfits?