Arsenal supporters blame two key figures for club's top-4 implosion


Fans of Arsenal have flooded to social media on Saturday evening, to make clear their frustrations with two key members of the club's current setup.

Mikel Arteta's men, of course, were back in action a short time ago.

On the back of successive defeats at the hands of Crystal Palace and Brighton, the Gunners made the trip to St. Mary's, eyeing a much-needed return to winning ways in a Premier League meeting with Southampton.

When all was said and done, however, the woes being endured by all associated with Arsenal at present only continued to worsen.

This came as a solitary strike on the part of Jan Bednarek on the stroke of the interval proved enough to guide hosts Southampton to all three points, leaving their opponents on the day spiralling ever further towards a full-blown crisis.

'This is on them'

On the back of the full-time whistle bringing a close to proceedings at St. Mary's, it should therefore come as little surprise to hear of the Arsenal faithful being absolutely up in arms across social media.

The Gunners' top-four hopes are now in genuine danger of going completely up in smoke, just weeks on from the club looking clear front-runners to pip both Tottenham and Manchester United to the post.

And, as alluded to above, many of an Arsenal persuasion are evidently of the opinion that two high-profile figures at the club should, above all others, shoulder responsibility for the situation.

The pair in question? Mikel Arteta and Edu Gaspar:

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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