Former Chelsea player Joe Cole praised Arsenal’s strong start to the season, but believes Chelsea will soon catch up.
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The Gunners have won 10 of their last 12 games and are now second in the table, one point behind leaders Manchester City. Although City have played a game more.
Chelsea hosts Arsenal at Stamford Bridge tomorrow, and a win will close the points gap between the two teams. Arsenal currently leads Chelsea by ten points.
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Joe Cole has acknowledged Arsenal’s strong start but believes Chelsea will overtake them soon. He stated:
“We have to be very mindful of what’s happening at Arsenal because nothing has paid off as of yet. Arsenal have set high standards for themselves.”
“I do like what they’re doing. I enjoy watching Arsenal play, which I haven’t said for a long time. I like Mikel Arteta and what he does, how he sets up the team and I like the young players.”
“Nothing significant has been achieved at Arsenal as of yet with their high standards, but they’re on the right path.Chelsea have battled at a different level over the last 20 years.”
“We have to say that.‘Chelsea are the most successful team in the country over the last 20 years.‘I still feel Chelsea can more than compete and go above Arsenal very soon.”