Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta had some high praise for his opponent, Chelsea FC. The under-fire Gunners boss said the opposing team in the much anticipated London derby currently has the strongest side in the entire Premier League.
The Blues won the summer transfer window, hands down, and all the high priced talent that they added to a squad that finished in the top four last season has many expecting the west London club to be title contenders in 20/21.
Chelsea currently sit fifth in the table, but they are only six points behind league leaders Liverpool. They are 11 points ahead of Arsenal though, who are way down at 15th. Arsenal are off to their worst start since 1974, but for now, Arteta still has the backing of his bosses.
“Obviously, Chelsea always have a great squad of great players. The team that we faced a few months ago was a top one,” Arteta said.
“In this moment, you’re probably talking about the strongest squad in the Premier League.
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