EPL: Mikel Arteta identifies the team that will make it challenging for Arsenal to win the title

Mikel Arteta believes that Brighton is the team that has the best chance of giving Arsenal a run for its money in the title chase.

As a result of the Gunners’ victory over West Ham United on Boxing Day (Monday), they have opened up a seven-point advantage over Manchester City in the Premier League standings.

At the Emirates Stadium, the team captained by Mikel Arteta prevailed against the Hammers in a come-from-behind victory thanks to second-half goals scored by Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, and Eddie Nketiah. who scored all three of these goals in the second half.

And their next test is against a high-flying Brighton side, which is not a team that has shown much respect for more established competition this year.

Arteta disassociated his team from any idea of winning the title, even though many people believe that the fact that Arsenal is in first place at Christmas means that the title is now theirs to lose.

Arteta shared with talkSPORT that while there is a great deal of confidence in the group, there is also a great deal of modesty.

“Brighton is going to be a very difficult test; the way they are playing, they are going to make it really hard for us, and we are going to start preparing for that tomorrow,” he added. “The way they are playing, they are going to make it really hard for us.”

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