After resounding wins over some of the lesser clubs in the Premier League, Arsenal now face the ultimate test of their title credentials with games against Everton, Manchester City and Chelsea all to come next with a Champions League game against Napoli sandwiched in there as well.
So far Arsenal have performed with flying colours this season with only blips against Manchester United and Aston Villa but they now come up against three in-form teams.
Everton have proven that they are a team to be reckoned with this season, Roberto Martinez has taken his attacking approach to football and have moulded it into the club while also giving chances to Ross Barkley and Gerard Deulofeu who have both impressed.
Arsenal will have to be at their sparkling best against an Everton side that will fear no one after an impressive win over the champions Manchester United.
Manchester City returned to winning ways on the road with a 3-2 win against West Brom and while they did concede two in the latter stages of the game, they still showed their attacking power putting another three goals away.
There ruthless attack will be the perfect test for an Arsenal defense which has been praised for their new found resilience and if they can come away with a victory at the Etihad then heads might begin to turn in favor of the Gunners
Chelsea, while not having the same amount of goals flowing in like Manchester City are going to test the Gunners on all areas of the pitch, Mourinho is trying to re-install the title winning mentality into the club while also making Stamford Bridge a place to be feared again.
Arsenal will need to go for all three points in each of these games but could be forgiven if they were only to collect a draw at the Etihad. Arsenal's title hopes will be much more clearer come the end of December.
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