Dennis Bergkamp feels there was an obvious problem with Mikel Arteta’s tactics when he watched the Spaniard’s first home game in charge of Arsenal.
The Dutchman watched the Gunners lose at home to Chelsea back in December and immediately noticed a ‘hole’ in the team which needed filling.
Bergkamp, who won three Premier League titles with Arsenal, scoring 120 goals for the club, feels Arteta is working on the problem, but it is not a quick-fix.
‘The front four would chase the ball and put pressure on the opponents, but the midfield stayed behind.
‘There was a big hole. I don’t know if you remember the AC Milan of Arrigo Sacchi, with Marco van Basten, Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard.
‘In training, they’d have ropes between them, so the distance between the players was always similar on the pitch.
‘That was fantastic in our team as well. There was always a connection. There were no…