Cesc Fabregas has made it known recently that the lack of silverware at the club is making him one frustrated midfielder. After harping on about the issue for a week or two, the Spanish ace has now directed his anger towards his team-mates! He wants everyone out there to know that youth and inexperience are the main reasons why Arsenal can’t get their act together.
“Our squad is a bit short on numbers and we are very young. Behind me there is Denilson, who is 20, or Alex Song who is 21. Theo Walcott is 19 and Samir Nasri 21,” said the 21-year-old.
“It’s hard to imagine a midfield where I am the oldest member.
“We find it very hard to win matches, as we do not possess enough experience.
“I scored 13 goals last season but then I had plenty of allies. Tomas Rosicky (injured) was around, Mathieu Flamini (now at Milan) covered every blade of grass and Alexander Hleb (who went to Barcelona in the summer) was like a brother to me out there.
“The team played with a lot of skilful touches, we were as solid as a brick wall and our opponents would not get a look in.
“Now none of those players are in the side and I feel like a rare being. We are more defensive-minded and sturdy as a team but we don’t play so much skilful stuff.” (ESPNSoccernet)
Whilst Fabregas might be harsh in his assessment of the club, I believe most supporters would agree that youth and inexperience are the key reasons behind Arsenal’s recent struggles. Add to the mix a captain complaining about his recent form, and you’ve got a recipe for disaster.
Do Arsenal supporters agree with Cesc’s recent comments? Do you expect the club to get it together in the coming weeks?