The countdown has well and truly got underway in the Football Transfer Tavern, with less than a month until the Premier League returns to our screens – 26 days to be precise.
Arsenal fans are discussing their hopes and fears for the 2014/15 season over a couple of pints and most reckon there will be an improvement upon last season.
Arsenal fans still feel slightly aggrieved at the way their sides title challenge collapsed as winter turned to spring, with injuries playing a big part in their decline.
The Gunners spent longer at the top of the Premier League than any other side, but the losses of Aaron Ramsey, Laurent Koscielny, Lukas Podolski, Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott at one time or another proved too much to handle.
But with Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy having joined the ranks and other additions expected to arrive shortly, there is a feeling that the 2014/15 season could be one to remember.
The FA Cup success last season has taken a huge load of pressure off the club’s shoulders and Arsene Wenger will now set his sights on adding some of the biggest prizes to the Gunners trophy cabinet.