Whether you count it as a trophy or not, the records state that Arsenal have already bagged one competition this season.
And Gooners down in the Transfer Tavern are full of optimism following their Community Shield victory over Chelsea.
Impressive performances from new signings Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazatte means the Gunners head into Friday night’s opening day meeting with Leicester with high hopes that they will be competing for the league come the end of the season.
Arsenal are expected to bring in one or two more by the end of the window, with Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri a reported target.
Wenger has a pool of central midfielders to choose from in just two positions. Mohamed Elneny and Granit Xhaka impressed against Chelsea, while Aaron Ramsey could return and Francis Coquelin is also available.
We’ve put together the best midfield to start the season strong…