MX23RW : Wednesday, August 15 16:58:47

Lee Dixon: "Top four is out of Arsenal's reach"

Dixon:
© PA Photos
Former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon believes Arsenal will finish outside of the top four this season.

Former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon believes that the current crop of Gunners players will finish outside of the top four this season.

Arsene Wenger's side lost 2-1 to Tottenham yesterday, giving their North London neighbours a five-point lead in the chase for a Champions League spot.

Dixon believes that Arsenal's defensive problems mean his old side will have trouble finishing in the top four and possibly even the top six.

"I think top four is out of their reach now, I really do, so you are looking at top six.

"Yet the way they are playing now, can they reach the top eight?"

Arsenal have not finished outside the top four under Wenger and last placed behind Tottenham in the league in 1994/1995.

Share this article now:
White Hart Lane
Read Next:
Spurs and Arsenal "disappointed" by chants
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account