Arsenal a few transfer windows away from mounting title challenge, says Mikel Arteta
Arsenal have an extended solution to go earlier than they are often thought of title contenders and wish no less than just a few extra switch home windows to develop a squad able to bridging the hole with the elite Premier League golf equipment, supervisor Mikel Arteta has stated.
Arsenal final gained the Premier League in 2003-04 below Arsene Wenger and have didn’t make the highest 4 since 2015-16. The north London membership completed eighth final season – their worst end in England’s top-flight since 1994-95 – 43 factors behind champions Liverpool.
Arteta has tasted some success since his appointment in December final 12 months, profitable the FA Cup, however the Spaniard is conscious of the challenges he faces to revive the membership to the highest of the English sport and win the title.
“It will take a few windows at least to do that. To establish yourself to compete at the level of certain clubs in this league, which is nearly 100 points, it takes time,” Arteta advised Sky Sports.
“In football, time is very precious and people are very impatient. If you don’t respect the process and you ask certain people to do certain things when the foundations are not there, it’s a really dangerous thing to do.
“We have to prepare for difficult moments. We knew that right from the start because it’s not something that has happened in the last year – it has happened many years in the past.”
Arsenal are 12th within the league this season with 13 factors from 9 matches forward of Sunday’s go to by ninth-placed Wolverhampton Wanderers.
(Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Robert Birsel)