Frank Leboeuf doesn’t suppose Arsenal will win this yr’s Premier League title (Image: ESPN FC)
Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has supplied one key purpose why Arsenal won’t win the 2022-23 Premier League title.
Arsenal sit high of the Premier League after the opening seven video games of the season, forward of final season’s champions Manchester City.
They’ve gained six of these seven – in opposition to Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Bournemouth, Fulham, Aston Villa and Brentford – however misplaced the opposite in a 3-1 defeat to Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United.
The Gunners have failed to complete within the Premier League high 4 for the reason that 2015-16 season, however strengthen considerably in the summertime, signing the likes of Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko.
William Saliba has impressed since getting back from a season-long mortgage at Marseille whereas Granit Xhaka has also been widely praised for his early season showings.
Leboeuf, although, who gained two FA Cups at Chelsea, doesn’t really feel that Mikel Arteta’s facet will problem for this yr’s Premier League title.
‘Arsenal are nice and I need to give all of them the credit score they deserve,’ Leboeuf advised ESPN FC.
‘They’ll attempt to comply with Manchester Metropolis, however I don’t suppose they’ll win the title as a result of Metropolis are superior.’
Pep Guardiola’s facet have been dominant lately, successful 4 of the final 5 Premier League titles.
They’ve loved an unbeaten begin to the 2022-23 marketing campaign – successful 5 and drawing two – and are only a level behind leaders Arsenal.
The Gunners face an enormous check of their subsequent match – arising in opposition to one other unbeaten facet after they host third-placed Tottenham – for the primary North London Derby of the season on October 1.
Spurs have been dealt an enormous damage blow forward of the sport after captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris withdrew from the France squad with damage on Monday.
Lloris, who additionally captains his nation, had been as a result of play in France’s Nations League fixtures in opposition to Austria and Denmark within the the final worldwide break earlier than the World Cup.
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