Speaking on the most recent episode of the Transfer Window podcast, Ian McGarry revealed certain Arsenal players are ‘dissatisfied’ with the team’s results and performances and have started ‘pointing the finger at the younger players’ for costly errors.
The Gunners have endured a torrid 2020/21 campaign. Mikel Arteta’s side are currently sitting in ninth position in the Premier League standings and are likely to embark upon a first season without European football in 25 years after losing to Villarreal in the Europa League semi-finals.
Now though, McGarry has disclosed how things in the Arsenal dressing room are starting to sour as the elder statesmen of the capital club’s first team have started to lose patience with some of the younger members of the squad.
“Some players are dissatisfied, not just with results, but the fact that they’re not playing well, and some of the more senior players are pointing the finger at the younger players for mistakes in their game and costing results as well.”
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It’s been a tough time for the north London outfit of late, but Sunday’s comfortable 3-1 victory over West Brom may ease some tensions for now.
Big improvements will have to be made next season if Arteta wants to keep his job at the Emirates Stadium, and it’s no surprise there’s unrest within the dressing room.