Arsenal Star MAKES BOLD Statement On Where Arsenal Will Finish This Term

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Arsenal Legend Patrick Viera believes the club are lacking personality and physicality within the squad, hence the reason we have not been able to win the league title in recent years.

The team have failed to win the league since 2004 and Viera believes the club’s failure to win the title is down to lack of powerful players in the team. The former midfielder has now urged Wenger to sign more leaders this summer and add physicality to his style of play.

“In our generation we had some fantastic players with the ball but the majority of the players were quite physically strong,” he told The Mirror .

“We had Dennis Bergkamp , who had the flair, and Thierry Henry who could finish and had so much power, but also players who were athletic with the physical aspect like Sol Campbell , some really strong personalities with Jens Lehmann , David Seaman or the back four.

“You had this Arsenal Invincibles which was quite like the French national team when we won the World Cup in 1998, when we had physical players, players with flair, players with pace, it was quite similar of that team. Now when I watch the Arsenal I will enjoy watching them play, they play some of the best football in the league.

“But I have a feeling that they are missing something and this something is the physical presence, the personality. This last five-six years Arsenal went more with this type of mobile, technical players who are completely different. Arsenal are always going to be one of the teams who can win the title because of the way they play but at the same time they will be disappointed losing games they should win.”

Arsenal have begun the current season with one point in its first two games.

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