September 30, 2022

Arsenal ought to’ve obtained ‘world class’ Antonio Conte earlier than Tottenham did and the Gunners will miss out on the highest 4 with Mikel Arteta in cost.

That’s based on Arsenal fan and former youth striker for the Gunners, Jay Bothroyd, who believes Arteta lacks ‘management qualities’, which he says was evident of their 3-0 defeat to Spurs on Thursday.

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Arteta couldn’t encourage his facet to a win over their fierce rivals on Thursday

Bothroyd, who got here via the academy on the north London membership, was left fuming with the Gunners’ efficiency on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

And the ex-Cardiff and QPR striker believes that his former facet will now miss out on a spot within the prime 4 as a result of lack of perception within the ranks.

Bothroyd mentioned on Kick Off: “How properly have Arsenal achieved in opposition to the highest six? 

“They’ve been stunning. Their report is stunning and that is going to proceed subsequent 12 months. 

“If Arsenal do get within the Champions League, I ponder what they’ll be like then after they’re in 4 competitions. 

And when instructed they will nonetheless make the highest 4, he added: “I can’t see that occuring now.  


The defeat to Spurs means Arsenal could drop out of the top four

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The defeat to Spurs means Arsenal might drop out of the highest 4

“This can actually harm the squad and this can actually break the morale. 

“We don’t have characters in our squad, you’ll be able to see that right now. Nobody stepped up and mentioned, ‘Let’s get collectively, we are able to nonetheless do that. 

“There was no perception in that efficiency tonight.” 

Conte was within the reverse dugout to Arteta on Thursday night time, masterminding a win that takes Spurs one level behind their north London rivals.

And Bothroyd believes that Conte ought to’ve been appointed by Arsenal earlier than Tottenham managed to get the Italian, who Bothroyd labelled as ‘among the finest managers on this planet.’

“These are the sorts of sport the place I query Arteta’s management qualities,” Bothroyd added. 

Conte has been a revelation since arriving at Tottenham in November

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Conte has been a revelation since arriving at Tottenham in November

“That is what makes me query whether or not he’s the appropriate man for the job. 

“I don’t see management qualities in any respect.

“Nobody is on the market speaking, nobody is bossing individuals round. 

“It’s poor, it’s mentally weak, and that stems from Arteta. Sadly, these are the type of video games the place I query him. 

“You’ll be able to play in opposition to groups like Brighton and Burnley, the place Arsenal win video games and also you say, ‘Oh, he’s nice’, and so forth. 

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“I don’t suppose this may occur with Conte. 

“This is the reason I used to be I used to be saying I want Arsenal simply took Conte earlier than Tottenham did, as a result of they might have, arguably, among the finest managers on this planet.” 

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