‘Genuine Title Challengers’ – Arsenal Tops the Premier League Table with Six Wins


The week 9 results have proven that Arteta’s squad deserved to win an impressive five straight games at the start of the season. Arsenal is a genuine title contender with a record of 7 wins out of 8 in a competitive English Premier League.

‘Trust the Process’ – Where it All Started

The Gunners were making a late push for a top 4 spot in the 21/22 season. Though narrowly missing the fourth place to the Spurs, we all knew the team had improved and would surprise us this season. 

Their growth was evident in the pre-season games, at one point defeating Chelsea 4-0 and Sevilla 6-0. Despite all these efforts, not many thought the team would have a six-win in seven games at the start of the 22/23 season.

Arsenal has outdone itself, proving that its rebuild is complete. The six wins indicate the squad’s goal in this campaign.  The process of acquiring available bonuses is smooth and convenient and can be compared to The Gunners’ inevitable winning process.

Fighting Spirit in Matches

Unlike playing games, it hasn’t been a walk for most of the wins. The team has been forced to dig deep a couple of times to gain the maximum three points. 

A 4-2 win against Leicester was a back-and-forth scoring game until the London side finally overpowered Brendan Rodger’s side. 

Also, in their fourth match against Fulham, The Gunners had to fight from a goal down to win the game 2-1. Having confirmed the quality of their opponent, the win against the likes of Mitrovic was key in proving their value and readiness this season.

Quality in Playing Style

If you’ve watched any of Arsenal’s games, including the loss to Manchester United, you’ll notice that Arsenal has a unique playing style. The quality players in the team complement their style of play.

  • Odegaard maturing under Arteta
  • Martinelli is growing into a superstar
  • Bukayo Saka reaching stardom status
  • Gabriel Jesus is finally living up to expectations
  • Defense improving with the addition of Saliba and Zinchenko
  • Back-up signings like Fabio Viera perfectly fit into the team

Their first and second win against Crystal Palace and Leicester would not have guaranteed them title contenders, but winning the next 4 out of 5 did state their seriousness in winning the title. 

Bouncing Back after the Loss To Manchester United

Many football fans expected the 3-1 loss to Eric Ten Hag’s side to be the start of the end for Arsenal. Pundits had given them the upper hand to win against an out-of-form Man United side only to be outclassed in Old-Trafford. 

However, the game still had its highs for the London side as they never gave up till the final whistle. Their positive attitude was confirmed in their 100% bounce back in the next EPL match against Brentford. Also, the team won a Europa game in-between against Fc Zurich. 

Loss to The Red Devils seems like just a slip on the road for the title contenders. If the EPL considers Chelsea and Liverpool as title contenders in their current form, Arsenal is a legit contender as they top the table. 


Nothing seems to stop Arsenal in their glory this season. Some might argue they will lose in the next fixture against their London rival, Tottenham. However, from what we’ve seen from the team so far, the international break might be delaying the inevitable 7th win of the season.