Three current Gunners stars, Bukayo Saka, William Saliba, and Martin Odegaard, according to Arsenal legend Robert Pires, would be selected for the team's illustrious "Invincibles" XI.
Remember that the last time Arsenal celebrated winning the league was in the storied "Invincibles" season of 2003–2004, during which they went the entire season without suffering a loss.
Arsenal has returned to the top of the Premier League this season after a long absence, but on Wednesday's match at Emirates Stadium, they were defeated by Pep Guardiola's Manchester City team by a score of 3-1.
As a result, Man City moved into first place in the Premier League standings, moving ahead of second-place Arsenal, who still has a game remaining.
Pires, who played in that illustrious team alongside players like Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, and Sol Campbell, claimed that only three of the players from the new generation under Mikel Arteta would make the squad.
When asked to select a combined XI for The Telegraph, Pires responded, "I honestly think the Arsenal of 2004 would beat the Arsenal of 2023.
“I feel sorry for the kids now, but I’ve no doubt."
“I think the fans will give you the same answer: Lehmann, Lauren, Saliba, Campbell, Cole, Vieira, Gilberto Silva, Odegaard, Saka, Bergkamp, and Henry.”
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