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You have to give Arsene Wenger some credit.
He lost his two best players of last season without replacing them early enough, endured intense media scrutiny that came with his team's woeful start to the season and has dealt with constant calls for him to quit after the first five games.
However, he wrote a new chapter this season; he put his pride aside and accepted his team was simply not good enough to compete, and in his own desperate way he might have unearthed and formed a slightly better team than he had last year.
His new signings have taken time to blend in, but the last 7 games have been very impressive as the team have established a more direct approach to the season. There is still a lot to be done if they want to qualify for the champions league, but rest assured, the man is on top of his game once again and doesn't look like he will be leaving any time soon.