Former England striker, Michael Owen has told fans of Premier League leaders, Arsenal to start getting excited about the team’s current position on the table.
He said the fans could finally ‘get excited’ after many years of struggle, adding that Mikel Arteta has nurtured a side ‘full of confidence and maturity.”
Arsenal remain top of the Premier League going into the international break after defeating Brentford 3-0 on Sunday.
Apart from a 3-1 defeat to Manchester United a fortnight ago, the Gunners have won all six out of seven of their Premier League games.
And Owen says after a difficult few years for Gunners’ supporters can finally ‘get excited’ as the team is the real deal.
“That performance compared to last season was different class. We looked at the fixtures they’ve played already and they have been favourable for them,” Owen said on Premier League Productions.
“The first five they won and their first big test against Manchester United, they didn’t let themselves down, but they stumbled.
“It was important they got back to winning ways, and they did. They’re back to the top of the league. There’s going to be big tests to come because they have had a favourable start but the confidence is growing, they’re maturing.
“If i was an Arsenal fan – after a long few years – I would be starting to get excited now.”