CHRIS SUTTON: Make no mistake, Arsenal are in relegation trouble

CHRIS SUTTON: Make no mistake, Arsenal are in relegation trouble – upcoming clashes with Brighton and West Brom could be crucial for their Premier League future

  • Arsenal lost 2-1 to Everton at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Saturday
  • They now face potentially key tests against the likes of Brighton and West Brom
  • The sparkle of their FA Cup win under Arteta has now become a relegation slog 

Arsenal aren’t above a race against relegation. 

Right now, they’re banking on three teams being worse than them. Mikel Arteta is very lucky the fans aren’t there because they’d be letting their feelings known.

It started so well with that FA Cup victory.  

Their loss at Goodison Park saw Arsenal go seven Premier League games without earning a win

Arsenal are not above the relegation battle they are now facing after their latest defeat

Now, Arsenal’s priority is staying in the Premier League rather than qualifying for Europe.To think how many moaners there were about Arsene Wenger perennially finishing inside the top four. Offer that now and they’d snap your hand off. 

Willian joined in the summer but may as well be playing in his slippers. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang decided to take a holiday after signing his bumper new deal. 

At least Kieran Tierney and Bukayo Saka are showing fight, but Arsenal are in trouble. They have too many talented players to drop to the Championship. The upcoming games against Brighton and West Bromwich could be six-pointers!

Games against established relegation battlers West Brom and Brighton could now be critical

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