Gary Lineker reacts to Arsenal victory on Twitter, states title belief

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Arsenal defeated Premier League opponents Swansea City 3-0 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

BBC Match of the Day pundit Gary Lineker wrote on Twitter that he believes Arsenal could win the Premier League title after they followed up their midweek setback with a 3-0 win over Swansea City.

The Gunners headed into the clash reeling from a 3-0 League Cup drubbing at the hands of Sheffield Wednesday – a result which questioned the quality of their squad depth.

With injuries to Aaron Ramsey, Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsene Wenger’s side looked short of options in attack and opted for Joel Campbell in a wide right position.

During the first half-half, Arsenal’s absentees told as they struggled to gain a foothold in the match and were rather fortunate to reach half-time with the scores still level at 0-0.

However, a stark improvement during the second period saw them once again score three on the road and prompt a rather telling response from both Gary Lineker and Stan Collymore.

Arsenal’s goals came courtesy of Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Costa Rican ace Campbell, and the victory was reminiscent of their three-goal blitz at Watford a couple of weeks ago.

Even without playing too well, the North Londoners boast so much quality going forward that the goals will come. Yet, arguably more importantly, defensively they’ve been so impressive.

Laurent Koscielny has been a rock at the back while goalkeeper Petr Cech gives them a reassurance they previously never had. This team most certainly can win the title this season.

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