Acceptable In The 90's
You like the title? I do, it just came to me. A flash of brilliance. I enjoy them, they don't occur too often! It is, of course, a play on the Calvin Harris song 'acceptable in the 80s'.
As good as the title is, it's not that important is it? No. What is important is the comments made by Arsene Wenger to Arsenal.com on Monday.
With the title race so close, every point dropped is disastrous, every point gained on your opponent is massive. With the points as close as they are, even every goal is invaluable!
With that in mind, Wenger believes it could take a massive points haul to bring The Emirates Stadium it's first Premiership trophy. 'We have 60 now and that is phenomenal,' said Wenger. 'I don't know how much will be needed but it looks it will be around the 90s.'
As plenty of other websites have pointed out - Arsenal have achieved a points tally of 90 points only once in their history, and that was when they went an entire league season unbeaten.
Arsenal currently need another 30 points from their remaining 13 games. That requires 2.3 points per game. That means that Arsenal can, in theory at least, afford to lose another three games.
Despite being an eternal pessimist, I'd say that's achievable. Would you?