Gunners fired up for a ton of goals

The goal-hungry Gunners are on course for a record-breaking ton of Premier League goals.
And this merits mention in today’s Press with the Daily Mirror telling us that Arsene Wenger’s men notched four more goals at Wolves to take their top-flight tally to 36 already in just 11 games.
No club has ever scored 100 goals or more in a Premier League season. The closest any club has gone is Manchester United, who amassed 97 in 2000.
And the paper reports that the last team to break the three-figure barrier in the old Division One was T******** back in 1962-63 when they hit 111.
Arsenal have the record in their sights though after another emphatic victory as they went ahead at Molineux courtesy of two own goals.
The Daily Mail reckons that after this four-goal performance, the statisticians were busy thumbing through the record books. Never mind becoming the first side in Premier League history to top 100 goals – if Arsenal play 50 games this season, not unreasonable as they are involved in four competitions, they could rack up 150.
The four at Molineux means AW’s side have scored 55 times in 19 games, two shy of three per match, says the paper.
Meanwhile, the Sun highlights Cesc Fabregas being annoyed that we let in a goal against Wolves.
He said: “It was disappointing to concede from a set-piece like that. We were not at our best but still managed to score four.”
Despite a clean sheet slipping away late on, AW was delighted to add another victory to his team’s Champions League success against AZ Alkmaar on Wednesday, sasy the paper.
And the Frenchman claimed the display backed up his belief that Arsenal are capable of winning the title.
He said: “We conceded a goal but overall it was a good performance. They made a strong start but once we got ahead we controlled it. I’m pleased because we had the Champions League game in midweek and we won today (Sunday) 4-1.
“Our belief is there and we want to give our best in every game. We have great potential and we can go from strength to strength.”
Elsewhere, the Guardian reports that Arsenal’s style of play may not be conducive to sustaining a title challenge.
It says that the goal that was conceded at the death against Wolves, when Jody Craddock comfortably headed home from a corner, provided a reminder of the defensive shortcomings that contributed to defeats at Manchester United and Manchester City earlier in the season. It also means Arsenal have kept only one clean sheet in their last eight matches.
Some Arsenal supporters will consider that a price worth paying to watch the kind of goal the mercurial Fábregas scored to bring what promised to be a tight contest in the early stages to a premature conclusion, says the paper.
Having already seen Ronald Zubar and Craddock put into their own net earlier in the half, Wolves were suddenly resigned to defeat following Fábregas’s effort and there will have been some relief that Arsenal, through Andrey Arshavin, added only one further goal after the break, it adds.
Onwards and upwards and a two-week break now for the Arsenal until we face Sunderland away…

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