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Arsenal hero Parlour rubbishes title chances

Arsenal hero Ray Parlour has dismissed talk of his old team being title contenders.

Arsenal have won their opening two games but face a far tougher test this Saturday when they travel to take on Liverpool at Anfield.

Parlour told talkSPORT: “I heard a few shows yesterday saying we can challenge for the league, but they're a million miles away from Man City and Liverpool at the moment, if I'm honest.

“How many Arsenal players would get into the Liverpool team?

“The most important think is getting back into the Champions League. Maybe they could push a bit higher, but if they get fourth place this season I'd be delighted.

“A lot of fans gave their season tickets back this summer. There were no signings and if you want to get in that top four you need to get players in to give them a chance of competing

“At one stage it looked like Arsenal weren't going to get anybody, it was a bit worrying.

“In the end it was a decent transfer window for Arsenal and a lot of fans are excited about going into the new season.

“But they are so far behind Manchester City and Liverpool at the moment."

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