Micah Richards is a ‘huge fan’ of AFTV however believes Robbie Lyle and co. are partly liable 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 now.
Nonetheless, the match is at house to Manchester City, who haven’t misplaced within the competitors since October 2016.
Arsenal’s horrible type has unsurprisingly thrown up lots of questions on Mikel Arteta’s managerial credentials.
Nonetheless, Richards believes it’s not simply inside points that are affecting Arsenal’s type – the previous Man City man digging out fan channel AFTV for his or her criticism of the crew.
Richards additionally supplied some tactical recommendation to Arteta as he appears to be like to get Arsenal’s mojo again.
“I might simply play the youngsters. The youngsters are higher than among the senior gamers,” Richards advised Sky Sports activities.
“Folks discuss 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 taking part in with extra freedom, with extra confidence.
“ AFTV, I’m a large fan of it, I find it irresistible. However for the gamers, the quantity of stress… you may be scrolling by way of and your identify pops up and somebody’s being horrible and it might have an effect on your confidence.
“These gamers now have a look at social media. Gamers work laborious, making an attempt to be higher each day however there’s negativity…”