Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has proclaimed that Manchester United will “always be a bigger club than Arsenal” having been accused of not crediting the Gunners’ positive recent performances.
The Gunners began the season in dreadful form, losing all of their opening three games whilst scoring no goals and conceding as many as nine.
But with 10 points from their last four games, including a 3-1 North London Derby triumph over Spurs, the pressure has eased.
The four-game unbeaten run has lifted Arsenal off of the foot of the table and into 11th, which while still some way off where they want to be, is a drastic improvement on the season’s opening exchanges.
Speaking on Sky Sports’ Overlap show, Carragher explained how Arsenal can go back to their former glories and establish themselves as title challengers once again.
“You look at the team’s challenging for the league now and that’s where Arsenal are trying to get to, you need world class players,” the Anfield favourite said.
“They have two or three young players, [Emile] Smith Rowe, [Bukayo] Saka and [Martin] Odegaard – they’re not world class but they have the potential to be special.
“Buy they won’t all get there, they won’t all get to the level that’s needed to challenge for the title, so they’ll need to keep spending in the next three of four transfer windows.”
Carragher was then grilled by Arsenal fan Pippa Monique, who claimed the pundit fails to give Arteta’s side the credit she feels they deserve.
“Is that why you think Arsenal don’t get enough credit because there is not enough big names in the team, not enough star-studded names that United and City have?” she asked.
“Why are you obsessed about Arsenal not getting enough credit, w