'When he's flying, he probably just about edges it' – Arsenal legend Ray Parlour picks the only member of Mikel Arteta's squad that would have started for the Invincibles

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour is a huge fan of Bukayo Saka
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Mikel Arteta's current Arsenal squad has made a whole generation of fans believe again. After finishing second last campaign and spending big on players including Declan Rice in the summer, Gunners feel this side is capable of challenging of challenging for the Premier League title again this season. 

Yet Arsenal fans of a certain vintage will probably tell you that Arteta's side can't hold a candle to the greatest Arsene Wenger sides. The Invincibles, who went the entire 2003-04 Premier League campaign unbeaten en route to the title, were so good that Ray Parlour reckons only a single current Arsenal star would have broken into that team.

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.