Arsenal's 'Premier League title parade' plans revealed

  • Arsenal could win Premier League title over next week
  • Club plans for trophy parade leaked
  • Gunners have not held celebratory parade since 2015
Arsenal are preparing for Premier League glory
Arsenal are preparing for Premier League glory / Richard Heathcote/GettyImages

Arsenal's potential plans to celebrate winning this season's Premier League have been revealed in a new report.

The Gunners head into the penultimate weekend of the season at the top of the table, sitting a point clear of Manchester City and boasting a superior goal difference. However, Pep Guardiola's side have a game in hand and so will win a fourth-successive title if they are victorious in their final three matches regardless of what Arsenal do.

Nevertheless, this is the closest Arsenal have come to Premier League glory since their 'Invincibles' side of 2003/04 finished in first place. Should they prevail this season, this will be their first title in the Emirates Stadium era.

As expected, Arsenal plan to hold a trophy parade if they do win the Premier League, and given they need to give advanced notice for such festivities, those proposals have been leaked.

Arsenal's last trophy parade came in 2015 / LEON NEAL/GettyImages

The Daily Mail report a three-hour celebration would begin with a bus parade at 17:00 on Monday 20 May. The route would start and finish at the Emirates Stadium, travelling along major roads and via Islington Town Hall. Road closures would come into effect an hour beforehand.

At 19:00, the players would then appear on stage at a specially-built podium above the club's Armoury megastore outside the Emirates Stadium, with the event officially ending at 20:00.

Arsenal have hosted two trophy parades since leaving Highbury for the Emirates Stadium, hosting celebrations to mark their 2014 and 2015 FA Cup successes.

They did not hold a parade in 2017 after winning the FA Cup due to the required security needed in the aftermath of the Manchester terror attack a few days prior, while they were denied the chance to celebrate their 2020 FA Cup success because of restrictions in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.