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Arsenal keeper Szczesny: Alexis and Debuchy gives us title belief

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny insists they'll be title challengers this season. The Gunners were top of the table for 128 days last term, but a loss of form towards the end of the season saw them finish fourth.

However, their poor finish was tempered by May's FA Cup win, their first trophy since 2005.

"The time is over to reflect on last season's Premier League but we know we are strong enough to go and challenge again," said Szczesny to the Daily Mail.

"We went 100 odd days at the top of the league and we believe we can finish top.

"The fact we were top for so long gives us belief, it shows we are good enough to do it. If we can just find that little bit of consistency towards the end of the season hopefully we can finish top.

"We've not lost any of our players, apart from [Bacary] Sagna, but we signed [Mathieu] Debuchy who is a very good right-back.

"We have signed Alexis Sanchez who is a massive player for us and I believe he is going to make a massive impact on the team.

"I think we are stronger and more experienced as well. We managed to win that first trophy so the pressure is off and mentally we will be more prepared as well."

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