And it was a dream for Alexandre Lacazette as he headed a debut goal to put Arsenal 1-0 up against Leicester after just 94 seconds.
"Yes, because look at what City have done", he said.
Centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones return to the Manchester United squad for West Ham's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, after being suspended for Tuesday's Super Cup defeat by Real. The Foxes, however, will be pleased to have come out of preseason without too many players getting hurt. In that, Leicester City also have had some wonderful moments.More news: Russian Recon Plane Flies Over DC & Trump Golf Course
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The Gunners beat the English champions at the home of English football again last weekend after Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses' opener before Arsenal won on penalties.
The Sun claims Arsenal believe a breakthrough has been made in the club's quest to tie Ozil down to a new £225k-a-week deal, with the World Cup victor reportedly giving the impression that he's ready to put pen to paper. We are not open to any offers anyway. "But of course at the moment I have now 33 players and it is very hard to manage on a daily basis such a high number".
"We were never close", said the Frenchman. Overall I must say we kept going and the spirit of the team was absolutely outstanding and overall you could say as well we were punished on every single mistake tonight by a Leicester team who was very efficient going forward.
"I saw last season how tough the league is - it doesn't matter who the top teams are". Could this be the season we witness the Arsenal we all have been waiting to see?
Giroud outmuscled Harry Maguire to meet Granit Xhaka's corner with a strong header that hit the bar and bounced behind the line before Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel could club it away. "We've been courageous to the end and thank God we won the game".