There have been a few articles in the football media in recent days about who will be the manager to take over the reins of Arsenal when Arsene Wenger does call it a day, or get sacked which seems about as likely as U2 sacking Bono as the lead singer.
It was a dark Sunday for the Gunners supporters. After enthralling in the pre-season and promising even more in a season that is touted as one to be the difference, Arsene Wenger’s team fell flat on its claims.
The football media and the Arsenal fans, players and manager have been feeling more and more optimistic as the current Gunners side continues to look better and extends the great run of form that has seen Arsenal climb steadily up the table, enjoying a nice early St. Totteringham’s day in the process and having the best form of any team in the top European leagues since the start of 2015.
It was a great day for Dennis Bergkamp and Arsenal yesterday, as the Gunners legend was honoured with this statue which immortalises a moment when the Dutch master controlled a ball against Newcastle in 2003. It is easy to forget that, when Bergkamp arrived from Inter Milan in 1995, Arsenal were a fairly uninspiring team.
Arsenal Legend in Praise of the Gunners’ German defender by AT
Following another impressive away victory over Aston Villa, Arsenal continue to fly high at the summit of the Premier League table. Goals from Jack Wilshere and Olivier Giroud ensured that the Gunners leaped over Chelsea and Manchester City to regain top spot and take the overall points tally to 48. When compared to the Gunners’ situation at this point last season, you can see that the improvement is staggering.