Arsenal fans are ‘fed up’ of Gunners manager Unai Emery because he’s not making the right decisions at the club, according to Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas.
The Gunners let another lead slip against Vitoria in the Europa League on Wednesday and the club are winless in their last four games across all competitions.
Emery is facing intense pressure to get Arsenal into the Champions League spots come the end of the season.
The Spaniard has also had to strip Granit Xhaka of the captaincy after the Swiss star reacted angrily to being substituted during Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace nearly two weeks ago.
And Nicholas believes that things are becoming more and more worrisome at his former club.
“It’s seriously worrying,” Nicholas told Sky Sports News.
“They’ve got Leicester on Saturday evening and at the moment it looks like they could blow them away.
“Arsenal fans have traveled and watched another basic performance. I like the manager a lot but I said the same with Arsene Wenger: things have to change. He [Emery] has to be stronger and sort these problems out.
“Arsenal have lost the urgency to go and win football matches. The defensive frailties have been there for 18 months, if not longer, and things need to get sorted now. Arsenal fans are starting to get pretty fed up.
“He [Emery] is certainly under scrutiny.
”I’m not calling for his head and the board won’t be calling for his head, but this isn’t Manchester United replacing Sir Alex Ferguson, it’s not at that level.
“This is Arsenal trying to find a new identity. Is this different to what Wenger got the sack for? No, it’s worse defensively.
“I think the fans are starting to turn. They are asking the same thing as I am: where is the improvement and what is the difference [to Wenger]? What is Arsenal’s personality?
“So yes, take it game by game, but if they are to lose to Leicester, the manager will come under serious, serious scrutiny.”
And yes, they lost.
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