Arsenal legend, Paul Merson, has noted that the Gunners are reverting to ‘bad habits.’ CONTINUE READING>>>>>
The former Premier League star questioned a number of big calls made by manager Mikel Arteta with his side.
The Gunners drew 2-2 with Fulham on Saturday, meaning that they have seven points from a possible nine in their opening three games.
Mikel Arteta has started the season by dropping Gabriel Magalhaes, who formed a solid partnership with William Saliba last season, on the bench.
He left out of the side, with Thomas Partey taking up a new role at right-back.
The Gunners also brought in Kai Havertz from Chelsea in a £70million deal.
Eddie Nketiah started on the bench in their last game despite the absence of Gabriel Jesus up top.
Merson, a legend of the club, is not convinced by the tactical set-up.
“Arsenal are going back to old ways – the best team you’ve ever seen with the ball, and the worst team without it.
“I’m shocked where Kai Havertz is playing. I didn’t see that in my wildest dreams.
“All of a sudden Gabriel is out of the team and you’re playing Thomas Partey at right-back – why?
“Why didn’t Eddie Nketiah start against Fulham?”…… Continue Your Reading