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Drogba: Arsenal Are Favorites

Drogba: Arsenal Are Favorites

After Didier Drogba's stunning statement about his Chelsea futures, the Ivorian has now installed Arsenal as title favorites.

Whilst the Arsenal have gone from strength to strength at the start of this season, Chelsea's fortunes have differed somewhat leaving the former Champions lagging 7 behind the Gunners having played a game more.

And Drogba thinks our focus and style of play leaving us at the top of the pack.

"When you look at this season in terms of the Premier League it doesn't look so good at the moment, because Arsenal are head and shoulders above us all and totally in charge of their football.

"I don't care about the weak start to the season we have made at Chelsea because there is an awfully long time left to compete for the title and, though we might be in a delicate position, I totally believe that we can end the season as Champions.' stated Drogba

"The threat from Arsenal to all the other sides who think they might have the title in their sights is that they were already a team which played great football but we can all see that they are both more mature and more effective now than they were before.'

'Even though I expect Chelsea to be capable of winning the league, I have to elevate Arsenal to the top group of favourites for the title because of the way they are performing right now."

Me thinks Drogba has learned a thing or two from Jose Mourinho about deflecting the pressure from his own team mates!!!

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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Wednesday October 24 2007
Time: 10:41AM

Comments

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Maybe he wants to join us! i wouldn't mind him at all...
afri-gooner
24/10/2007 10:51:00
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nah, we've got a younger version in Ade, who'll go on to be better than 'the drog'... »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
24/10/2007 10:56:00
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I think I preferred it when they all wrote us off.
hatespur
24/10/2007 10:59:00
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Me too HS because I still think this maybe one season too soon for us and then we will have more negative comments heading our way if we don't win the title.
Rocky7
24/10/2007 11:04:00
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Rocky, what more can we possibly have in place next season that we don't have now? We can play scintillating football or grind out results, apart from Lehmann the team spirit is good, and we have strength in depth. Looks promising to me...
afri-gooner
24/10/2007 11:11:00
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i don't disagree afri, my concern is if we lose a couple of key players at key times. Like RVP missing now. It's ok playing the likes of Slavia Prague, but we'll need to cope at Anfield and against Man Yoo. I just prefer to air on the side of caution and try not to heap too much pressure on the lads.
hatespur
24/10/2007 11:19:00
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i'm with you on that, hs. Don't hype Walcott up too much etc. But all sides will loose key players now and than. I'm sure we can deal with it, even if our performance suffers a bit. And we don't have to win EVERY game to clinch silverware!
afri-gooner
24/10/2007 11:42:00
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All is going swimmingly now afri, I just want to see how we cope after a bad patch before I claim we will win the title.
Rocky7
24/10/2007 11:45:00
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Beating Liverpool, United and Chelsea mean nothing. We did all that last season and got no where. Arsenal are passing all the tests picking up points against teams we dropped points at last season. Liverpool and United are a bump and lets face it, the result will mean more to them than us. If Arsenal take 6 out of 6 in the next 2 weeks then suddenly we are running away with it. If anything Liverpool and United will NEED to beat us or face a team that will become unstoppable.
Trennon
24/10/2007 11:49:00
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Hi all.... Long time listener, first time poster. Got to say, beating Liverpool, Chelsea and especially Man U this season is going to mean everything. From all indications it seems that we've ironed out the 'bugs' with regards to dropping points where we really shouldn't. Unbeaten so far is well beyond what I was hoping for bu the season has really only shown that yes, we are winning the games that we should win - or at least not lose. My thoughts are that the real test of our gumption and how much the team has progressed since last campaign will be i the upcomging matches.' Onwards and upwards' is my belief!
Yeebo
24/10/2007 12:27:00
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