Five things that need to happen for Arsenal to win the title

Arsenal have been flying this season after suffering a blip on the opening day against Liverpool, and now boast a run of 16 games without defeat in all competitions, leaving them well within the race for the Premier League title.

For many Gooners, though, there’s the worry this term may be a case of the same old story – showing promise in the early stages before falling apart for a run of games, usually in November or February. It happened last year, and there’s every chance it could occur again.

There have, of course, been signs that this year will be different, but Arsenal need all the luck they can get and to avoid any blips, slips or fumbles along the way.

Whilst it is impossible for Arsene Wenger and his side to control all, there are aspects that are within their jurisdiction…