Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 7/7/13
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Lukas Podolski is confident Arsenal can challenge for the Premier League title this season after three of their rivals changed manager. Lukas Podolski hopes Arsenal can take advantage of the managerial changes at several of their Premier League rivals. The Germany international striker helped the Gunners finish in the top four once again in his first campaign at the Emirates since moving from Cologne last summer. Podolski netted 11 times and also weighed in with 10 assists in 2012/13, putting him in the Premier League's top 10 performers in terms of goal contributions. With last season's top three, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, having switched bosses, Podolski is determined to see Arsenal make the most of their stability and mount a sustained challenge. "The hope is that this season Arsenal will be at the top of the league. English football, thankfully, is not like Spain where you only have two teams - Barcelona and Real Madrid - who fight at the top," said th...
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