Arsenal ARE in a relegation battle this season and must make a change in any other case they are going to be rebuilding within the Championship subsequent season, Gabriel Agbonlahor instructed talkSPORT.
The Gunners are 15th within the Premier League with simply 14 factors from 14 video games – their worst begin to a season since 1974.
Of their last match earlier than Christmas, they have been crushed 2-1 by Everton and may very well be as little as 16th the following time they play.
It has typically been a working joke that Arsenal and supervisor Mikel Arteta are in a relegation battle however Agbonlahor believes they really at the moment are.
Arteta has obtained the backing of the membership who say he might be given time to rebuild and issues received’t change in a single day.
However the former Aston Villa striker believes they’re at actual threat of relegation if issues don’t change.
He instructed the Sports activities Bar Weekender: “It’s critical now. At first, everybody was laughing at Arsenal and the way they’re struggling and in a relegation battle.
“I really do suppose they’re now. The best way they’re taking part in, they aren’t exhibiting confidence and it’s much more worrying when the supervisor comes out after the sport and says that they’ve been the higher staff in the previous couple of video games and simply not getting the outcomes.
“At the beginning of the season it was promising for Arsenal with the signings they made and these video games now when they’re dropping, in the event that they don’t make a change quickly it may possibly’t be ‘okay we’re going to give Arteta a while, he’s going to construct’.
“You’re going to be constructing from the Championship in the event that they don’t do one thing quickly as a result of subsequent up is Chelsea and I fancy them to offer Arsenal an excellent beating on the Emirates on Boxing Day.
“It’s obtained to alter as a result of whenever you take a look at the desk I believe if Burnley win their two video games in hand they’ll go above Arsenal and if Brighton win and Burnley do then they’ll be 17th, as soon as place behind the relegation zone.”