Arsenal will look to bounce back from their disappointing 3-0 defeat against Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night when they face Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Sunday, and Gunners fans have told Arsene Wenger which formation he must use instead of 4-2-3-1 against the Seagulls.
Two defeats in the space of four days against City has ramped up the pressure on Wenger and understandably angered the Emirates Stadium faithful, with the north London outfit in desperate need of three points on the south coast as they currently lie 13 points adrift of the top four in the Premier League with just 10 matches of the campaign remaining.
The French manager has primarily used 4-2-3-1 or 3-4-2-1 systems this term, but fans would like to see him go with a 4-4-2 formation against Brighton in order to be able to incorporate both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette into the line-up.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
What I’d like to see next game is Arsène go old school, back to the 442/4411. AW always says that 442 best covers the pitch. Problematic spacing is a theme at Arsenal we could do being formless because of our abundance of technical players in the past.
— T.J. (@tjaffry) March 4, 2018
Arsenal need a new formation. Probably 4-4-2 or 3-5-2 to accommodate Lacazette in the first team. While Wenger used 3 at the back to his advantage at the end of last season, he needs to reconsider the attacking potential of Lacazette and Aubamayeng in the same team.
— Samkit Udani (@UdaniKnows) March 4, 2018
For @Arsenal to return back to winning ways, we might to 2 attackers upfront. Welbeck and Pierre. We have to go back to the traditional 4-4-2 or 4-1-3-2 formation.
— The Photographer (@gbenganelly) March 3, 2018
— And Billbö Ⓥ (@FoxyBillbo) March 3, 2018
Wenger always playing stupid formation,even Barcelona in one match can play messi,suarez,dembele and coutinho,why can't that old get it and play the 4-4-2 formation,sack wenger he get Murdered by a fan @Arsenal
— Ozil right Eye (@ArcadiaOrleans) March 2, 2018
Hey Arsene, try this idea…its called 4-4-2…and stop picking your team to accommodate part timer Ozil…he only played well so he could rip us off with a wage home.. Now back to the invisible man!
— Main Man Mart (@Glorious_Gooner) March 1, 2018
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