JAMIE CARRAGHER reckons Arsenal CANNOT win the Premier League this season.
That’s because they are missing two key positions following Saturday’s defeat to Newcastle.
The Gunners suffered their first defeat of the Premier League season when the Magpies scored a controversial winner at St James’ Park.
The ball appeared to go out of play before Anthony Gordon fired the ball into the goal for Eddie Howe’s side.
And Arsenal were unable to find an answer after Kai Havertz escaped a red card for a horror tackle on Sean Longstaff.
The Gunners are now three points behind champions Manchester City, who they beat earlier this season.
And rivals Tottenham could go five points clear with a win against Chelsea on Monday.
Speaking to Sky Sports after the final whistle, Liverpool legend and pundit Carragher insisted Arsenal will not win the league this season.
He assumes that Mikel Arteta does not have a proven goalkeeper despite the Spanish international David Raya AND England international Aaron Ramsdale is in his squad.
Carragher also believes Arsenal lack a proper striker in the middle.
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And his expert Izzy Christiansen also shared his views.
She said: “I don’t think Arsenal created enough today. Newcastle wanted it more, they created the better chances.
“We didn’t talk about Saka and Martinelli. City have people like Grealish and Doku who can rotate. That could be the solution: with this target player they could adapt this style.”
Carragher explained: “Do Arsenal have a centre-forward and a goalkeeper to win the league?” I don’t think they did.
“For me, Ramsdale won’t win the league. Raya is everywhere.
“The signing of Declan Rice improves the situation, but it doesn’t seem to be fluid, the players played completely out of their minds last season.”
Cristiansen added: “Teams have figured out how to play against them. I think teams have figured out how to suppress them.
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“When Arsenal get to the final third they always try to cut corners, the teams become more organised.”
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