Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Light wear. Few small bobbles
Size: Adult's Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 45-47 Inches / 114-119 CM
Colour: Red, white & navy trim
Official Nike Arsenal home football shirt from the 1998/99 season.
Condition of this original football jersey is 8/10 - Excellent. Light wear. Few small bobbles (see photos).
In the transfer window, Arsenal purchased several players, including Swedish midfielder Fredrik Ljungberg and Argentine Nelson Vivas. Ian Wright – the club's all-time top goalscorer, left in the summer to play for West Ham United. Striker Nwankwo Kanu joined Arsenal in January 1999.
Arsenal made an indifferent start to their league campaign with four consecutive draws from their first five matches. After defeat to Aston Villa in December 1998, the team embarked on a 19 match unbeaten run to steadily climb up the league table.
A 6-1 win against Middlesbrough in April 1999 moved Arsenal to the top of the table for the first time in the season and victory against Tottenham Hotspur put the team three points clear as main challenger United drew with Liverpool. Both Arsenal and Manchester United went into the final two games of the league season on the same number of points, but the latter's defeat to Leeds United all but ended their chances of retaining the title.
30 different players represented Arsenal in five competitions and there were 14 different goalscorers. Arsenal's top goalscorer was Nicolas Anelka, who scored 19 goals in 45 appearances.
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