Arsenal legend Paul Merson has slammed his former membership after their 3-0 Premier League loss to Liverpool final weekend.
Arsenal’s kind this season has left Mikel Arteta’s aspect in tenth place within the Premier League desk after 30 video games, in accordance with Merson, who scored 78 targets in 327 video games for the Gunners.
Arsenal registered their twelfth Premier League defeat of the marketing campaign final Saturday, and Merson was damning in his evaluation of his former membership, telling Sky Sports activities Information: “What I watched towards Liverpool the opposite day was as unhealthy as I’ve ever seen. I can not bear in mind Arsenal ever being like that!
“I do know we go on about Arsenal and typically they play out an excessive amount of from the again they usually get robbed, and we have seen it towards Liverpool umpteen occasions through the years. Liverpool nick the ball they usually go and rating, however the different day, I’ve by no means seen something prefer it from an Arsenal.
“I simply do not see a plan at Arsenal in the mean time. All I see is an purpose to get by means of the following season and we’ll see the way it goes alongside the best way, and one thing may change, and we’ll get fortunate alongside the best way.”
Arsenal are literally 10 factors adrift of the highest 4 and 7 factors behind sixth-placed North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, making the Europa League doubtlessly their greatest probability of returning to Europe subsequent season.
Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals had been dashed on Thursday evening once they had been stored to a 1-1 draw at residence towards Slavia Prague within the first leg of their quarter-final.