Arsenal defender, Oleksandr Zinchenko, has revealed that Manchester City and Manchester United can challenge his team in the Premier League title race this season.
According to Zinchenko, Man United is back in the title race while Man City is always in the race.
The Ukrainian also disclosed that some of his teammates laughed after he told them they are capable of winning the Premier League title at the beginning of the season.
Arsenal continued their impressive run of form on Sunday as they defeated Manchester United 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners remain five points clear of Man City at the top of the Premier League table with a game in hand.
However, Zinchenko, who won four Premier League titles during his time at Man City, told Premier League Productions: “To be honest, when I just arrived, the quality I saw, obviously I knew the Arsenal team, I knew all of them before [joining Arsenal] , but still I realised on the pitch we’ve everything to achieve the big things.
“I started to speak in the dressing room like, ‘guys, forget top three or whatever, we need to think about the title’. Some of them were laughing, but now no one is laughing.”
He added, “All of us are dreaming, but still, there are a lot of games to play. Manchester United are back, City, as always, is there. Let’s see what is going to happen, we need to go step by step.”