(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
ARSENAL's Champions League defeat to Chelsea on Wednesday must have been a massive body blow, one critics believe the Gunners will never recover from, for the rest of this season at least. Getting booted out of two prestigious tournaments in a space of four days - first by Man United in the FA Cup and then by London rivals Chelsea in the Champions League - must surely have a devastating effect on the team.
And that is precisely why the odds on Arsenal winning the Premiership title have now increased considerably.
Their 30-match unbeaten run and their onslaught on the Premiership will be put to the sternest test possible when they play Liverpool today and Newcastle on Sunday.
They go into both matches with their confidence at an all-time low, never mind what their manager Arsene Wenger or captain Patrik Viera, say. They must possess superhuman mental strength if …