Piers Morgan has jokingly claimed credit for Arsenal’s remarkable turnaround under Mikel Arteta and title charge this season.
Arsenal currently leads the Premier League, five points ahead of second-placed Manchester City, and is vying for the title. Arteta has completely turned the club’s fortunes around after a difficult period.
The board, on the other hand, stuck with the Spaniard and is now reaping the benefits. Morgan was one of Arteta’s harshest critics earlier in his tenure, sending venomous tweets during a losing streak.
He is now fully behind the 40-year-old and has joked that his disparaging tweets have fueled their efforts.
“I’m overjoyed that my motivational tweets were read and acted upon,” he said on talkSPORT. Morgan also claimed that the current Arsenal team is the best the club has produced since the legendary Invincibles.
I’m very, very glad that my motivational tweets were listened to and acted on,” he said on talkSPORT. Morgan also said the current side are the best Arsenal team the club has produced since the legendary Invincibles.
I’ve never seen the Emirates as loud and universal in its support for a team and manager as it is now. The media are loving the way Arsenal are playing. We got spoilt in the first eight years under Wenger in the way they played.
The 57-year-old continued: “I think this is the best quality of football and best squad we’ve had since the Invincibles days.
Are we going to win the league? We’ll see, but there are only 13 games left. Our next four games are relatively easy and I say that not taking games lightly. If City were to trip up and we go eight points clear… I’ll leave the rest to you.
Arteta’s team has won 19 of their 25 league games this season and, as previously stated, are five points ahead of the defending champions. Arsenal kick off their Premier League campaign against Bournemouth on Saturday.