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Arsenal title win could be the start of something big

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With Arsenal running away with the Premier League at the moment, it's not absurd to think that they could just win the title at the end of the season. If they do, then it could be just the tip of the iceberg.

Before the season started, no-one but the club's most loyal fans gave the Gunners a chance of winning the title due to the fact that they haven't finished above third for the past eight seasons.

However, they have since surprised everyone and are on course to lift the trophy exactly ten years after they last managed it.

So why now? Well, for the past decade the main criticism of Arsenal has been that they have lacked depth in their squad and have played with a very youthful team, but this year that has all changed.

The capture of Mesut Ozil has proved to be the catalyst that they were looking for, to turn the great passing style they have into chances and goals.

The lack of depth is no longer an issue either. Look at the team sheet for any of their matches and you will see that they are capable of putting out a competitive team and still have world-class players sitting on the bench.

The 'kids' that Arsenal are so used to putting out on the field have matured and grown into real talents. This is best illustrated by Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere, who have both shown this season that they are capable of playing at the highest level and, especially in Ramsey's case, can not just survive in one of the most competitive leagues in the world, but actually become one of the best players in that league.

So now the club and the fans can afford to start to plan for what happens if they do walk away with the trophy in May. One of the biggest benefits will be the increased cash flow into the club.

Combine this with Arsene Wenger's new policy of buying top players instead of just trying to grow them and this creates the possibility of being able to afford the great players that the glory of winning a league title attracts.

Arsenal are already a club that can pull in brilliant footballers, as shown with the capture of Ozil, but for a lot of players the prospect of actually being in contention for multiple pieces of silverware will be the biggest draw. Superstars will no longer be put off by the Gunners' disappointing league form.

It is amazing what finishing just two places further up the table can do for a club. For Arsenal it could mean a team of top players playing the attractive passing football that everyone associates with the club and a lot more trophies to follow.

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