Mikel Arteta might be “out of a job” at Arsenal if he does not end the season well, in line with former Premier League striker Darren Bent.
The Spaniard replaced Unai Emery on the Emirates Stadium in December 2019, winning the FA Cup in his first season on the helm after finishing eighth within the league.
This marketing campaign has failed to enhance within the Premier League with Arteta’s side sitting ninth within the table, whereas pushing their hopes of a Champions League qualification to glory within the Europa League.
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After eradicating the primary leg of their Europa League final eight with Slavia Prague 1-1, they nonetheless have a good chance of advancing to the semi-finals.
Nevertheless, Bent thinks Arsenal may have been higher off appointing Carlo Ancelotti over Arteta and provides that the Gunners boss might be out of work on the end of the season until his destiny improves.
“When Arsenal have been on the lookout for a manager there have been two folks accessible: Arteta and Ancelotti,” said Bent talkSPORT.
“I assumed Ancelotti ought to have been the one to go to Arsenal and Arteta to go to Everton.
“The early indicators have been really good when it comes to how shortly he acquired a trophy. Sure, this season has been very inconsistent however I do not need Arsenal to turn right into a membership the place they hold redundancy managers – at some point it’s important to give somebody a bit of time, ”he said.
“The FA Cup papers are over many cracks and if Arsenal get out of the Europa League and finish tenth or eleventh, I feel he could be out of a job.
“I would prefer to see him stay and turn round as a result of I am not big on redundancy managers. Arsenal usually are not Chelsea.
“Chelsea have been very profitable in doing it that means, however I do not assume that may work for Arsenal.”
Fellow pundit and former Arsenal player Perry Groves added: “It requires players to do issues they can not do due to Man City and Guardiola.
“He needs them to play out the back and be crafty.
“Ole Gunnar Solskjaer caught by Harry Maguire 100 per cent. Leaving your captain out when it is late and dropping off, he ought to have been pulled to 1 side and fined two weeks and said: ‘Mate you possibly can’t be doing that’.
“Then leave him out after the Liverpool mess. He has lost the belief of the captain and your entire dressing room. ”