Through a mix of analytics from several data sources, fan player ratings, transfermarkt value and more, we calculate and report The Fresh Arsenal Power Rankings weekly, exclusively in this newsletter. Rankings will be altered based on recent performance (last 6 games) as well as being anchored by season-long data. Every week we will show you the updated rankings with some performance observations as to why these changes have happened.
Risers: I said last week it probably wouldn’t take long for Gabriel Jesus to get to the top end of these rankings and he’s already here. Jesus is flying, four goals in three games and his performances have been equally as good. He’s up four places to second.
Martin Odegaard has been second or third for much of the season and he’s bounced back from a drop to fifth after Liverpool (a) to third after his goal against West Ham.
Ben White was one of the better players against West Ham and his assist for Arsenal’s opener sees him up to sixth.
Fallers: Bukayo Saka has held top spot for most of the season but after a difficult day against Liverpool, he had a quiet game against West Ham and missed a crucial penalty. Are all those minutes catching up in his legs at the wrong time? Personally I think he will bounce back and be towards the top again very soon.
Thomas Partey had probably his worst game of the season against West Ham. His mistake that led to West Ham’s penalty seemed to completely throw him off and more mistakes followed, he’s tumbled down six places.
After his heroics at Anfield, Aaron Ramsdale is back down three places. Fans will feel he could’ve done more to stop Bowen’s goal.