Arsenal's triumphant return to the Champions League was more than just a game; it was a journey back to the grand stage of European football

The anticipation was electric as fans held matchday programs with the Champions League anthem lyrics. It had been six long years

The Emirates Stadium echoed with 'Zadok The Priest,' marking a cathartic moment for the Gunners and their devoted fans

And Arsenal didn't just return—they dominated. A stunning 4-0 victory over PSV Eindhoven showed they belong among Europe's elite

Bukayo Saka, Leandro Trossard, and Gabriel Jesus found the net, showcasing a level of prowess associated with seasoned Champions League contenders

Martin Ødegaard's trademark style added a fourth goal, solidifying Arsenal's dominance

Manager Mikel Arteta couldn't hide his excitement: 'I was really excited about it

Kai Havertz and Declan Rice, new additions, played pivotal roles in this statement win

A surprising choice was goalkeeper David Raya, hinting at potential rotation. Raya's distribution skills were on display

Arsenal proved they belong on the grand stage. Their Champions League journey has only just begun