Arsenal star claims Gunners can still win title after Chelsea defeat

Shkodran Mustafi is not giving up hope of Arsenal catching Chelsea to win the Premier League title this season

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Shkodran Mustafi has insisted that he is not giving up hope of Chelsea winning the Premier League title this season.

The Gunners suffered another damaging blow to their Premier League title hopes last weekend when they were beaten 3-1 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge to leave them 12 points behind the leaders after 24 games.

That loss came on the back of Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat by Watford at The Emirates last week and left Arsene Wenger’s men with it all to do if they want to get themselves back in the title race.

Arsenal are currently gearing up for their Premier League clash against Hull City at The Emirates on Saturday lunchtime as they bid to get back to winning ways in the top flight.

And despite the sizeable gap to the leaders, summer signing Mustafi has insisted that Arsenal can still win the top-flight title this season.

Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ, Mustafi said: “I think it’s going to be more difficult than it was before but I’m a believer. I don’t give up.

“As long as it’s possible we’re going to fight for it, and in the end we will see and if we’re lucky enough and good enough to go for it or not.

“The first game we lost at home [to Watford] was really disappointing. We woke up a bit late, conceded two quick goals and it was difficult to come back.

“We were disappointed as well with losing at Chelsea, which was a completely different game. We knew it would be difficult at Stamford Bridge, but we knew as well it’s possible to win. I think in the end we didn’t do enough.”

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Arsenal have not won the Premier League title since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 season.

Chelsea take on Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday as they look to continue their march towards the title.


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