Micah Richards is a ‘huge fan’ of AFTV however believes Robbie Lyle and co. are partly answerable for Arsenal’s horrible type.
The Gunners are winless of their final seven Premier League matches and discover themselves all the best way down in 15th place within the desk.
They’ve a break from their league woes with a Carabao Cup quarter-final tie on Tuesday night time, LIVE on talkSPORT proper now.
Nevertheless, the match is at dwelling to Manchester City, who haven’t misplaced within the competitors since October 2016.
Arsenal’s horrible run has unsurprisingly thrown up numerous questions on Mikel Arteta’s managerial credentials.
Nevertheless, Richards believes it’s not simply inside points that are affecting Arsenal’s type – digging out fan channel AFTV for his or her extreme criticism of the crew.
Richards additionally provided some tactical recommendation to Arteta as he appears to get Arsenal’s mojo again.
“I’d simply play the youngsters. The youngsters are higher than a number of the senior gamers,” Richards instructed Sky Sports activities.
“Folks speak about Granit Xhaka and I really feel sorry for him as a result of I believe he’s a little bit of a scapegoat however simply play the youngsters.
“They’re enjoying with extra freedom, with extra confidence.
“You recognize AFTV, I’m an enormous fan of it, I find it irresistible. However for the gamers, the quantity of strain… you would be scrolling by and your title pops up and somebody’s being horrible and it will probably have an effect on your confidence.
“These gamers now take a look at social media. Gamers work arduous, making an attempt to be higher day by day however there’s negativity…”