WILLIAM GALLAS reckons Arsenal have to sack Mikel Arteta and exchange him with Patrick Vieira.
The ex-Gunners defender backed his fellow Frenchman to show Arsenal round after a depressing begin to the season.
William Gallas reckons Arsenal have gotten the improper man for the jobCredit score: AFP – Getty Photos
Mikel Arteta is struggling in his second season at ArsenalCredit score: Related Press
Arsenal have didn’t win of their final six Premier League games and are languishing in 15th place.
Arteta, 38, has been on the helm for a yr and guided Arsenal to FA Cup glory final season, however has discovered the going harder this time period.
And Gallas, who performed over 100 video games in 4 years a the Emirates, mentioned Arteta’s lack of expertise is displaying.
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He informed Ladbrokes: “I believe possibly the problem in the meanwhile is that Mikel Arteta shouldn’t be the correct supervisor.
“For me he would not have that have to handle a giant membership. I used to be stunned when he got here in, to be trustworthy – at the same time as Pep Guardiola’s assistant – you want expertise as a supervisor to come back in to a membership like Arsenal.
“Once they selected Mikel Arteta to come back in and exchange Unai Emery, in my thoughts Patrick Vieira was the identify I assumed they need to have gone for.
“I do not know the way shut he was or if he was within the operating in any respect, however I used to be stunned they did not even point out his identify.”
Patrick Vieira could be a preferred alternative amongst Arsenal followersCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Vieira is a former membership captain and legend at Arsenal and was a part of three Premier League profitable groups.
He was a part of the league and FA Cup double sides in 1998 and 2002 – then the Invincibles in 2004.
Since retiring he has managed New York Metropolis within the MLS and French outfit Good.
Gallas added: “Patrick has extra expertise than Mikel, as a result of he is managed in America and he frolicked at Good.
“So when the Arsenal board determined to select a brand new supervisor I assumed Patrick would get the decision.
“He was captain of Arsenal and he is aware of the membership very properly. Patrick was the correct man then.
“In the event that they should sack Mikel Arteta, they’ve to decide on Patrick Vieira to interchange him, and I am positive all of the followers would find it irresistible.”