Andy Munro reckons the rest of League Two will be worried by Forfar’s fine start to the campaign.
The Station Park side marched five points clear at the top with their fifth win in a row after coming from behind at Annan.
Defender Munro, who netted the Loons’ equaliser, said: “To win at Annan is a massive result. The character the boys showed was brilliant.
“I don’t think Annan will lose many games at home so to beat them will send doubts into other teams’ minds about how good we are.
“Teams like Arbroath and Clyde are the ones who have spent the big money but I’m not surprised at how well we’ve done.
“The boys we’ve got in the dressing-room are unbelievable.
“We’ve got top players and I think we’ve shown we can compete at the top end.
“It’s still early doors but we’ve won five out of five so I don’t see why we can’t sustain our strong start. We’ve just got to keep going.”
Forfar looked in trouble after a slack first half in which they trailed to a Max Wright penalty after Tom O’Brien was judged to have tripped David McKenna.
But after boss Gary Bollan’s team talk, they came out fired up after the break.
Munro levelled with a header and, after Barry Cuddihy almost won it for Annan, Lewis Milne slotted a winner for the Loons with five minutes left.
Munro added: “The second half was much better than the first half from us.
“We got it tight from the gaffer at half-time, which we deserved, but we upped our workrate and the tempo and they couldn’t live with us.”
In addition to their flawless league form, Forfar have further illustrated their quality by beating three teams from higher leagues in the cups.
Munro added: “We’ve got players who could and should be playing in higher leagues.”