Sol Campbell: How Arsenal can win the title this season

Sol Campbell is backing Arsenal to end their long wait for the Premier League title this season

Sol Campbell is backing Arsenal to end their long wait for the Premier League title this season.

The Gunners have not lifted the top-flight trophy since Campbell was still playing for the north London side in the 2003-04 campaign.

However, many are classing this season as Arsenal’s best chance of winning the Premier League for years.

Arsene Wenger’s men underlined their status as genuine title contenders with an impressive 2-1 win over Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Monday night.

And former Arsenal defender Campbell is backing the Gunners to go all the way this season.

Campbell told Sportlobster: “If Arsenal are to win the league this year it’s not about blowing the lights out. It will be about finding consistency through skill.

“We’ve seen already this season where teams have conceded due to committing too many players forward and dropped points they shouldn’t have. If Arsenal can show composure and patience, they have the talent and pace to finish top.”

The former England international also issued his backing for Wenger, who has been criticised for his failure to bring a Premier League title to Arsenal for more than 10 years.

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He added: “If they do win it I don’t think Wenger should step down. Arsene and Arsenal are perfect and he should stay as long as he decides to.”

Arsenal, who won the FA Cup for the second straight year last season, travel to Southampton on Boxing Day, before hosting Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on 28 December.

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