After returning from the three-month hiatus with back-to-back defeats against Manchester City and Brighton, Mikel Arteta’s side have responded valiantly in the weeks since.
While a spot in the Champions League may be out of reach, Arsenal’s improvement in form has increased the likelihood of Europa League involvement next term.
In the most recent of those wins against Wolves, Arsenal put in a valiant defensive shift to keep Nuno Espirito Santo’s side at bay.
Bukayo Saka opened the scoring shortly before the break with his first Premier League goal but Wolves pushed hard after the restart in their attempts to find an equaliser.
Alexandre Lacazette settled any nerves with a superb finish after his introduction off the bench though, sealing what could be a vital three points for Arteta’s side.
That led to a rapturous celebration from Gunners legend Ian Wright, who posted a clip of his reaction to the goal on Instagram with the message: “Great result. Great week for the club. Mikel got it spot on.”