Arsenal striker Theo Walcott believes that his side’s 3-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday will have sent a message to all their Premier League title rivals.
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The England international was speaking to Sky Sports in his post-game interview, and was thrilled with the display that the Gunners put on.
Following on from their disappointing loss to Olympiakos in the Champions League in midweek, the comprehensive win over United came at a crucial time for Arsene Wenger and his players.
Furthermore, the three points lifts them into second place in the Premier League table, and they currently trail leaders Manchester City by just two points heading into the international break.
The Gunners have won five of their first eight games of the season which suggests that their situation isn’t as concerning as it may seem given their struggles in Europe which have left them in danger of failing to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Defeats to Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiakos ahead of a double-header against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have piled the pressure on Wenger, but he will take comfort from their domestic form.
Arsenal face Watford on October 17 after the international break ahead of their first meeting with Bayern.
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