Ian Wright has insisted that Arsenal are capable of beating Manchester City in their opening Premier League fixture on Sunday.
The north London club are currently preparing themselves for their first season under Unai Emery following his appointment at the Emirates as Arsene Wenger’s successor back in May.
Arsenal have had a busy summer transfer market, bringing in five new players ahead of the Spaniard’s first season in charge as they look to try and mount a title challenge for next season.
The Gunners have a tough
Speaking to BBC Sport
“Arsenal are going to play this pressing game and could they catch City off guard? If they do, have they got enough defensively to stop City even if City are rocked by a couple of punches? That might just be my wishful thinking.”
Emery has been tasked with helping to restore Arsenal to the top of English football. The Gunners have not won the Premier League title since 2004 and they ended up in sixth place and without a trophy last term.
Wenger opted to step down at the end of last season after almost 22 years in charge.