Jamie Carragher contends that the unresolved issues with Arsenal’s goalkeeping situation will hinder their quest for the Premier League title.
Despite holding the top spot in the league table, uncertainty lingers regarding their goalkeeping situation.
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In the summer, the Gunners acquired David Raya, who has played in 10 league matches, while Aaron Ramsdale has featured in five.
Despite facing challenges against Luton Town in their recent outing, the Gunners secured a 4-3 victory, although David Raya made two noticeable errors during the match.
Whenever Ramsdale has been on the field, he has also displayed signs of nervousness, and Carragher is of the opinion that this situation could lead to their downfall.
Speaking on the Stick to Football Podcast, he said: “They are the two things [the goalkeeper situation and the last-minute goals] that’s making me think Arsenal won’t win the league.
“I can’t think of many teams, if ever, who have won a league title without a goalkeeper being a big part of it and I just look at the goalkeeper situation, and it doesn’t feel right. I look at the last-minute goals and it could be a good thing, it could be a bad thing.”
As the festive schedule unfolds, Mikel Arteta must decide on his goalkeeper. Arsenal is set to confront Aston Villa at Villa Park this weekend, followed by a Champions League clash against PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday.