Thierry Henry has criticised Arsenal after their 3-1 defeat to West Brom at the Hawthorns that saw them slip to their fourth defeat from their last five Premier League games.
The Gunners fell behind to a Craig Dawson goal and although Alexis Sanchez equalised, goals from Hal Robson-Kanu and another from Dawson gave the Baggies all three points.
Arsenal lost Petr Cech to injury in the first half but Henry has criticised their defending, in particular for the third goal which killed the game off.
“Three West Brom players could have scored [the third goal],” Henry said via Squawka.
“I have never seen that in my playing career. Ever. I would not have liked to go back in the dressing room if I did that and Jens Lehmann was still playing.
“He would have punched me, hit me round the head, got sent off. He did it before.”
Henry was also left unimpressed with the players’ attitudes and commitment after yet another demoralising defeat that simply increases the huge frustration already felt around the club.
“It is not enough to have 77 per cent possession and you don’t do anything with it,” he added.
“You play against a team with 23 per cent of the ball and they create more chances, have more shots on target. What is that possession supposed to say?
“You have to do something with it and they had nowhere near the desire, commitment and attitude required to win a game in the Premier League.
“We can talk about whether Arsene Wenger or Alexis Sanchez will stay, let’s talk about West Brom.
“You have to win at West Brom and they couldn’t do it. Especially the way they lost, it was all about attitude.”
Manager Arsene Wenger insisted after the match he has made a decision on his future and an announcement is needed as soon as possible as this season is in danger of unravelling completely.