But while this Premier League season continues to be very a lot in its fledgling levels, the Gunners’ 3-0 win already symbolises the transformation they’ve undergone over the last year.
While they might solely watch rivals Tottenham soar, Arsenal now have bragging rights in north London.
Goals from William Saliba and summer time signings Gabriel Jesus and Fabio Vieira noticed the Gunners make it six wins in seven, with a derby showdown to come after the Nations League fixtures.
And it was slightly becoming it was the Bees Arsenal beat to go top.
Just over a year in the past, the Gunners had endured a horrible begin to their 2021/22 campaign.
Manager Mikel Arteta’s aspect had lost their three opening Premier League games, together with their game against newly promoted Brentford on the opening day of the season.
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The Gunners had additionally failed to score a single goal at the time, and were rooted to the backside of the desk.