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Arséne Wenger insists Arsenal is in good shape for the rest of the season.

The Gunners started the new season with a 2-0 loss at newly promoted team Brentford and followed that up by losing by the same goal count at home to Chelsea Football club.

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A 6-0 win over West Brom in the EFL Cup could not save them from Manchester City who defeated Arsenal by 5-0 on Saturday – a match that saw Granit Xhaka sent off by a red card.

Although still in the earliest of the new Premier League season, only Wolvehampton Wanderers has failed to score this season, while only Crystal Palace have registered fewer shots on target that Arsenal’s seven and there are just five who have created fewer chances than their 26.

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Arsenal spelled out to have spent the most money during the transfer window (a reported £123.3million) to have the likes of Ben White, Aaron Ramsdale and Martin Odegaard.

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The pressure is still on Mikel Arteta as a result but Wenger, who won the Premier League three times and the FA Cup on seven occasions during his 22-years as the coach called for calm in an interview with Bild.

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“I’m 71. I’ve given this club the best years of my life. At the moment, I’m just a fan,” he said.

“Today, the club is in good shape.

“They had two tough games [against Chelsea and Manchester City], the team has potential and I hope they can come back.”

Arsenal to face Norwich City on September 11th.

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