Kevin Campbell feels Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes must be extra alert whereas defending within the Premier League.
The Gunners defender misplaced a go within the opening minutes of a Premier League recreation towards Wolverhampton Wanderers. That led to Wolves striker Hwang Hee-Chan intercepting the ball and opening the scoring on the evening.
Lamenting Magalhaes’ lack of focus, Campbell told Soccer Insider:
“Possibly it’s right down to a scarcity of focus. It isn’t as if it was a brief go although; it was a misplaced go. It was a back-pass that was misplaced by a few yard. Truthful play to Hwang; he anticipated the error and completed the possibility off effectively. Maybe Ben White might have blocked him off, however that’s simply hoping.”
The previous Gunners striker added that the Brazilian centre-back has acquired to be extra cautious, given how a lot is at stake in every recreation. He mentioned:
“Gabriel has acquired to tidy that up. He has set to work on it. At this stage of the season, you can’t be giving any groups a objective headstart like that. There’s an excessive amount of at stake.”
The house aspect ultimately went on to win the sport 2-1, courtesy of a late winner on the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal in sturdy place to complete fourth within the Premier League
The Gunners made a disastrous begin to the brand new season by shedding their first three league video games to be languishing within the relegation zone. Nevertheless, supervisor Mikel Arteta has sparked a outstanding turnaround in fortunes. They’re now favourites to complete fourth within the league.
Arsenal are at the moment sixth within the standings, with 45 factors after 24 video games. They’re degree on factors with West Ham United and two factors behind Manchester United. Nevertheless, each groups have performed three extra video games than the Gunners. Solely Manchester Metropolis (16) and Liverpool (14) have stored extra clear sheets than Arsenal (11) within the league this season.
With one-third of the season left to play, Arsenal look good to land the fourth spot. In the event that they string collectively an honest run of outcomes, they might additionally problem third-placed Chelsea, who’re on 50 factors after 25 video games.