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Because even champions and winners have off days.
That’s the kind of comment that goes hand in hand with any unsavory loss suffered by the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea.
It’s no different for Arsenal.
They have strengthened intelligently in the summer, adding an impressive forward in Lukas Podolski and one of the Premier League’s absolute best attackers in Santi Cazorla.
With the defence also coming of age (at least in the games prior to Saturday’s) and a midfield enjoying a significant level of depth, Arsenal have every right to go for silverware this season.
As long as they don’t fall at the last hurdle, they might very well end up with some.
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