Arshavin: Gunners need more height
The 28-year-old Russia international had a quiet afternoon last Sunday as his side were comprehensively beaten 3-0 by
“The fact that we have lost against out direct rivals this season signifies that we are not very good,” he said.
“We are not good on set-pieces because we don’t have many tall players – every other team has an advantage over us in this area.
“They were much stronger than us when it came to physical power. Had we possessed a tall player then things would have been better for us.
“We had nobody capable of holding on to the ball. We played good football against all these top teams but that is not enough.
“What we can change, only Arsene Wenger knows. He has been at the club for 13 years and knows the problems better than anyone.”
Arshavin admits that the
“It is up to the manager to decide whether he will sign a new striker in January. I have my own ideas but I won’t say what they are.
“Since Robin got injured we have scored just two goals – it is a big problem.”