Arsenal are aiming to end their Premier League title drought this season after spending over £200million on new signings in the summer. The Gunners have added Declan Rice, Jurrien Timber, Kai Havertz and David Raya to Mikel Arteta's squad in the hope of beating their rivals to a first title since 2004.
However, the return of Champions League action at the Emirates Stadium this season could see Arsenal have to prioritise certain games as Arteta looks to use his increased squad depth to his advantage. The Gunners begin their Champions League campaign with a home clash against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday night — before facing Tottenham in the North London Derby this weekend.
When asked about the crucial games Arsenal have coming up, the Gunners icon outlined home fixtures against Tottenham and Manchester City next month as must-win games if they have a chance of winning the Premier League title. Wright told Premier League Productions: «Those three games are big, but I wouldn't say the PSV one so much because it's a Champions League game; it's the first one we’re not really into the meat and bones of yet.
»It's a big game for Arsenal, but then obviously Tottenham and their form, which is very, very good, so the derby is going to be unbelievable. Then it's Manchester City, and I believe if Arsenal have serious intentions of winning the league, they’re going to have to beat them at least once.
«They're going to have to beat them and beat the teams around them, and then hope the other teams are able to cause Man City problems as well, because if they don’t beat them at least once, it’s going to be very, very difficult to do it. You have to get something from them and then build the momentum and confidence in the team, so when youRead on football.london