Arsenal rally late to defeat Leicester on opening night

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Manchester City's "spectacular" transfer window proves he is in for his toughest campaign yet.

Pep Guardiola has spent over £200m to bring in players including defenders Benjamin Mendy and Kyle Walker and goalkeeper Ederson.

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi started for Leicester City as Arsenal came back from 2-1 down to beat the Foxes 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller in the opening game of the English Premier League on Friday night, reports.

Sanchez heads into the 2017-18 Premier League campaign with just one year remaining on his contract, meaning he will be free to talk with other clubs in January.

"Yes, because look at what City have done", he said.

Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United could still sign one more player, but he will not be "crying" if they do not.

Pundits and fellow managers, including Arsène Wenger, have suggested Chelsea's outgoings in this transfer window will make it hard for the Blues. In that, Leicester City also have had some wonderful moments.

Undermining Wenger's quest for harmony is the uncertainty surrounding several first-team players.

Former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Guardiola claimed it was necessary to reinvigorate City's ageing squad but he will only seek to add one or two new faces in forthcoming seasons. Even people will say we conceded three goals, yes, but we scored four as well and the game was of quality. "But of course at the moment I have now 33 players and it is very hard to manage on a daily basis such a high number".

Arsenal turned around the league's first Friday opener in the closing minutes at Emirates Stadium.

"We were never close", said the Frenchman.

"Iheanacho is a class player who can help us".

"I think sooner or later it is going to finish", he said.

'Last season that didn't happen much - we were focused on the goals that our striker was scoring and when he was not scoring, the team was a little bit in trouble to win matches'. The scenes may not be as lively as when Danny Welbeck headed in his victor against Leicester back in 2016 but oh it's great to finally have football back. Could this be the season we witness the Arsenal we all have been waiting to see?

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