Jamie Carragher and Ian Wright issue Arsenal title verdict amid latest Man City slip-up

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Two pundits have been speaking about Arsenal's title chances after some big results during the mid-week fixtures.

Arsenal are flying at the top of the Premier League, now two points clear of Liverpool in second place and six points ahead of reigning champions Manchester City, who are now in fourth place. The Gunners are not having it all their own way, squeaking out results, but they are continuing to pick up wins one way or another.

Their latest narrow win came in the form of a comeback late win over Luton Town, with the Gunners winning 4-3. Mikel Arteta's men have since seen City lose to Aston Villa, as Unai Emery's side leapfrogged Pep Guardiola's men with their 1-0 win at Villa Park on Wednesday.

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That result was a huge boost for Arsenal, who are desperate to gone better this season after failing to win the Premier League title at the final hurdles last season. Jamie Carragher believes the Gunners have a solid chance, too. “They've [Arsenal] got a decent chance [of winning the league]," he told the Stick to Football podcast.

"When I've watched Arsenal this season, last season I was probably more impressed with them. This season I can't quite work out if these last minute goals are a good thing. You've got to score last minute winning goals to win a title, that’s a fact, but it feels like it's happened so often that those games can sometimes easily go the other way. It just feels like every game has to go to the wire. It doesn’t feel like any game is easy.” 

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has also had a say on Arsenal's title chances, adding: "Defensively we’ve [Arsenal] improved a lot. 14 times last season in the first 15 minutes Arsenal scored, but when they were doing that if felt like at the same time the opponents could score as well. I’ve been quite confident in the fact that we’re not going to concede until watching last night’s game [against Luton].” 

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