Arsenal shall be ‘fortunate’ to complete within the high 10 following their 1-Zero defeat to Man City on Sunday.
That’s based on former Newcastle and Crystal Palace star Darren Ambrose, who additionally believes Tottenham have a greater probability than the Gunners of profitable the Europa League this season.
Arsenal and Tottenham are 10th and ninth within the Premier League desk, respectively, and are each within the last-32 stage of the Europa League.
Spurs are all however assured a last-16 place as they maintain a 4-1 first leg lead over Wolfsberger, whereas Arsenal have all of it to play for after drawing 1-1 with Benfica.
Talking after Arsenal’s 11th Premier League defeat of the season, Gunners fan and former Tottenham striker Darren Bent believes Mikel Arteta’s facet MUST win the Europa League.
He instructed talkSPORT: “For me with Arsenal, you’ve bought to win the Europa League.
“Tenth will not be adequate, but when they had been one way or the other in a position to win the Europa League then they’re within the Champions League.
“You construct on the house type, however whereas they’re nonetheless within the Europa League they’ve nonetheless bought an opportunity.
“I genuinely imagine we’ve bought an opportunity of profitable it.”
Ambrose disagreed with Bent by insisting Jose Mourinho’s expertise of profitable trophies places Tottenham in a greater place than Arsenal within the Europa League.
And the talkSPORT host doesn’t appear assured concerning the Gunners’ possibilities of a high 10 end, both.
He mentioned: “Spurs have gotten a greater probability than Arsenal to win the Europa League.
“Arteta received the FA Cup [last season], however when it comes to profitable trophies, Jose is the man to go to and this season we’ll clearly see.
“He’s bought the League Cup ultimate to go and within the Europa League, they’ve performed a poor commonplace of opposition, however they’ve carried out the job.
“I don’t assume drawing to Benfica for Arsenal is doing what they should do. They wanted to win that recreation to face them any probability [of progressing].
“I don’t assume Arsenal will win any trophies this season. Doubtlessly, they’ll be fortunate to make the highest 10.”