ARSENAL LEGEND EXPLAINS HOW MOURINHO HAS HELPED ARSENAL THIS SEASON

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Arsenal are just two points off the top of the Premier League.

The Gunners have won nine consecutive games in all competitions after losing their first two games of the season to Manchester City and Chelsea.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes Jose Mourinho’s struggles at Manchester United this season have helped Arsenal boss Unai Emery to go under the radar in his start to life at the Emirates.

“Arsenal fans have not had too much to thank Jose Mourinho for over the years. But for once, they have every reason to be giving the thumbs up to the Manchester United boss,” Wright told The Sun.

“All the spotlight for the past month has been on Mourinho. Before that it was very much on how Guardiola and Klopp were going to battle it out for the Premier League title.

“And that meant Emery could largely get on with it at the Emirates without the glare of the spotlight on his every move.”

After failing to win in four games, Manchester United returned to winning ways with a 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle United on Saturday. It was our first win in all competitions since September 19.