It’s early days yet but you get the feeling it’s going to be the same old story with Arsenal this season. Arsene Wenger’s side have become masters at finishing in the top four without ever putting in a serious threat for the title during the business end of the season.
Only twice since they last won the Premier League has the gap between them and the champions been in single figures, and twice it’s been more than 20 points.
Still, Arsenal fans are convinced they can and should win the league each year. Recent away defeats to Everton and Man City have caused uproar amongst the fans, even though these were tricky games. But the fans aren’t just reacting to those to games, they know the telltale signs, the inevitability of what happens next: Champions League qualification and no winner’s medal.
But what can the Gunners do to change this? They need to ship out players that are surplus to requirements, and bring in additional quality this January to really push on during the second half of the campaign.
With that said here’s TWO players we here at Shoot! reckon Arsenal should let go this January…