Only a 12 months on from when he bought the job, Arsenal might haven’t any alternative however to SACK Mikel Arteta.
That is the view of Gabby Agbonlahor, who was talking in regards to the struggling Spaniard following Arsenal’s newest setback on the weekend.
The Gunners have been crushed 2-1 by Everton on Saturday, a consequence that noticed them proceed to hold precariously above the Premier League relegation zone.
It’s additionally Arsenal’s worst begin to a season since 1974 and can solely result in extra questions on Arteta’s standing on the helm in north London.
talkSPORT host Agbonlahor believes Arsenal are very a lot in a relegation battle and steered retaining Arteta on for for much longer will solely embarrass the membership with their kind displaying no signal of bettering.
“I simply don’t know the place Arsenal go from right here as a result of Chelsea have to be odds-on to beat Arsenal of their subsequent recreation after which Arsenal shall be a few factors above the relegation zone,” Agbonlahor informed Sports activities Bar Weekender.
“When does it begin to turn out to be embarrassing to maintain Arteta? It would come to the stage the place they may should eliminate him.
“If these gamers don’t begin displaying a little bit of combat then it’s important to sack a supervisor, that’s how managers get the chop.
“It’s one factor in case you get your techniques fallacious however in case you can’t get the gamers working and working for you then your time’s achieved.”
Agbonlahor confused he doesn’t really feel Arteta hasn’t lacked effort and really admitted he feels sorry for him.
The previous Aston Villa captain additionally stated he expects Arteta to lose his job because the gamers will throw their supervisor underneath the bus.
“Arteta had a good profession however he wasn’t like a Zinedine Zidane and he’s new to administration,” Agbonlahor added.
“You’ve bought some huge characters in that dressing room – Ozil, Aubameyang, David Luiz. I can think about David Luiz has quite a bit to say in that altering room – the stuff he’s gained within the recreation, the profession he’s had.
“I do assume he’s misplaced the altering room. I can inform by Nicolas Pepe’s physique language when he got here off that he’s not having the supervisor. Alexandre Lacazette when he’s approaching for 15 minutes, you possibly can inform he’s not having the supervisor.
“Once I have a look at it I really feel sorry for Arteta as a result of he’s are available in, achieved properly with the staff, he’s gained a trophy and now with these outcomes the gamers aren’t working for him.
“You see him animated on the facet, he’s making an attempt to inspire them… he’s making an attempt his finest.
“However these gamers, they’ve achieved it to earlier managers and so they’ll do the identical to him, they’ll throw him underneath the bus and look forward to the following supervisor to return alongside.”