Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has stated his former membership will expertise extra defeats like their 3-1 defeat to Liverpool on Monday, in the event that they fail to land Houssem Aouar from Lyon.
The Gunners took the lead by way of Alexandre Lacazette within the first half, however the champions struck again by way of Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Diogo Jota.
Mikel Arteta chosen Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Willian and Lacazette in assault, however the Gunners had been pinned again for a lot of the sport.
Arsenal improved following the introduction of Dani Ceballos from the bench within the second half.
The Gunners have submitted two bids for Aouar within the final week, however Lyon are but to obtain a suggestion that meets their asking worth.
Wright has urged Arsenal to pay no matter it takes to get the Frenchman, as he feels the defeat highlighted Arteta’s want for a ball-player in midfield.
“It felt like a coaching recreation for Liverpool in respect of Arsenal had been saying you’ll be able to attempt to get out however we’ll press you,” Wright advised Premier League Productions.
“You may see that in Liverpool’s staff everybody can transfer ahead as a result of Arsenal had been beginning so deep however what was evident to me was that we didn’t have that particular person in midfield who was comfy sufficient on the ball till Ceballos got here on.
“[They need] Somebody who they will move the ball to, who’s comfy to obtain it with somebody on his again, who can pop it off, who can flip it not far away.
“From there Arsenal can play however we are able to’t try this in the mean time. That’s why it’s crucial we get Aouar from Lyon.
“He’s somebody that may get on the ball and get the forwards going. you noticed the possibilities that Ceballos made when he got here on. that’s what Arsenal want.”