Arsenal produce infographic that shows the club in steady decline

Club celebrated 2,000 league win against Sunderland on Saturday

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If you ever needed something to highlight Arsenal’s decline in the past decade or so, there’s really no need to lift a finger; just ask their social media team and they’ll do it for you, it seems.

Gunners fans are constantly reminded of their fall from grace as Premier League champions in 2003/04 to celebrating finishing fourth last season.

But this time around, Arsenal produced an embarrassing reminder of their recent lack of success which has brought just one trophy since 2005.

Celebrating their 2-0 win over Sunderland as their 2,000 league win, Arsenal posted a graphic on Twitter highlighting a variety of impressive statistics from the history books.

But, somewhat unintentionally, the infographic appears to show the decline in league wins over the years, as opposed to the club being on the rise.

In fact, the graphic shows that only two of the 15 selected seasons where Arsenal recorded one of their highest wins total – 24 last season and 23 in 2009/10 - have come since the unbeaten Invincibles season.

However, the signings of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Calum Chambers appear to show the club is once again on the rise as a major power in English football, although the north London side will need to improve their current form as they languish down in fifth place – some nine points off leaders Chelsea.