How the PL table would look if it began when Arsenal appointed Arteta

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It’s over two months since Mikel Arteta left his coaching role at Manchester City to become Arsenal‘s new manager, so how’s he getting on as a rookie manager?

We’ve taken a look to see how the table would look since Arteta first took charge of Arsenal shortly after Christmas, and it makes for decent reading if you’re an Arsenal fan. Only the top two, Liverpool and Manchester City, have taken more points per game than the Gunners since they appointed a new long-term successor to Unai Emery.

It’s worth noting they’ve played one game fewer than most sides around them, although that game in hand is against Manchester City due to the League Cup final.

  1. Liverpool – 24 points
  2. Man City – 19*
  3. Everton – 15
  4. Watford – 14
  5. Man Utd – 14
  6. Burnley – 14
  7. Arsenal – 13*
  8. Chelsea – 13
  9. Southampton – 13
  10. Wolves – 12
  11. Leicester – 11
  12. Tottenham – 11
  13. Sheffield United – 11*
  14. Crystal Palace – 10
  15. Norwich – 9
  16. West Ham – 8
  17. Brighton – 8
  18. Newcastle – 7
  19. Aston Villa – 7*
  20. Bournemouth – 7

*Played one game fewer.


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