Arsenal legend reveals why current Gunners defender is struggling

Oli Fisher

Former Arsenal defender Ray Parlour has claimed that current Gunners man Sead Kolasinac is not good enough to play at full-back.

Kolasinac was not at his best during Arsenal’s 3-1 loss to Manchester United in the FA Cup fourth round at The Emirates.

He did win a penalty on Tuesday night which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tucked away as the Gunners beat Cardiff 2-1, but Parlour believes he is not up to scratch as a defender.

“Kolasinac is playing like a left winger,” Parlour told Sky Sports.

“Whether he has been taught how to play at left-back, I don’t know. When he was bought from Germany, he was a very good wing-back. He had three centre-halves to cover him.

“When he plays as a four, he has to be a bit more defensive minded.”


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