The expectation among Arsenal fans may have lessened since the opening of the transfer window. Where the discussion was once central to title aspirations, reality has hit home and forced a rethinking of ambitions and ability.
Some things will never change at Arsenal. The club have handled this transfer window terribly and internally look to be clashing over the perceived plan for the coming Premier League season. Yet with the lows come plenty of highs. This is still a group with a young core who have plenty of potential for the future, though most fans are understandably impatient for something concrete in the now.
But from what we’ve gathered at this stage of the summer and in the past, this is how Arsenal’s season looks to be shaping up.