Gary Neville reveals Arsenal’s disadvantage in Premier League title race | Football

Mikel Arteta’s side are back in the title race (Picture: Getty)

Gary Neville believes Arsenal’s lack of ‘killer instinct’ in front of goal will cost the Gunners in the title race.

Mikel Arteta’s side revived their title hopes on Sunday by beating Liverpool 3-1 at the Emirates.

The win, which was celebrated wildly by players and fans alike, moves Arsenal to within two points of the Reds at the top of the table.

But, despite scoring three times, the Gunners once again showed their lack of ruthlessness in front of goal.

And Neville believes the Gunners’ lack of ‘killer instinct’ will eventually cost them.

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Neville thinks Arsenal lack firepower (Photo by James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images)

‘I think Arsenal actually when I watched them are a better team than Liverpool.’ Neville said on Sky Sports

‘But I think Liverpool are more ruthless team. They’re more ruthless in the final third. And I think that could just cost them at the end. 

‘I mean, at the start of the season said I thought Arsenal would win the league but still there’s so many signs today of Arsenal not having that killer instinct in the final part of the pitch that I think at some point in the last part of this season is going to hurt them. 

‘So for me, they’re a really well coached team, their system is good, that way of playing is good, but just that really important last bit, they’ve got Jota, they’ve got Salah, they’ve got Gakpo, they’ve got Diaz, they’ve got so much threat Liverpool.’

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