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World Cup: Why I’m worried about Arsenal – Emmanuel Petit

Arsenal legend, Emmanuel Petit, has said he is concerned for the club as the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar could affect their chances of winning the Premier League title this season.

Arsenal currently lead the English Premier League table with five points, ahead of second-placed Manchester City after 14 games.

The English Premier League season is currently suspended due to the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.

The Premier League will return on December 26 as Arsenal host West Ham at the Emirates Stadium.

With around nine Arsenal players, Aaron Ramsdale, Bukayo Saka, Ben White, Matt Turner, William Saliba, Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli, Granit Xhaka and Thomas Partey all in Qatar representing their various national teams, Betty fears the World Cup could affect Arsenal’s chances. in the Premier League title.

When asked if he felt Arsenal were not yet in contention for the Premier League title, Beattie told the Beat comparator: “[One] The reason is to break the World Cup.

“I have a fear that this could break the positive dynamic Arsenal have had since the start of the season.

“When you play the World Cup, the players come back with a different mentality.

“Either you did something well during the World Cup you are full of confidence, however, it can also mean that they want to rest – I just won the World Cup so I’m going to rest now.

“That’s why I’m afraid – five to six weeks off, like it’s summer at the end of the season, which means your brain is completely different.

“So you have to link up very quickly when you come back to your club, and you have to come back a couple of months early to get back to where you were before the break.”

World Cup: Why I’m worried about Arsenal – Emmanuel Petit

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