The former head of Tottenham is the frank admission of the Arsenal after the Gunners' victory against Burnley


Former Tottenham Hotspur chief Tim Sherwood admitted that he would pay to watch the Arsenal, praising their threat of attack in the last third.

The Gunners fought for a 2-1 win over Burnley at the Emirates Stadium, which added to the narrow 1-0 win over Newcastle United last week, saw the North London team win the first two league games for the first time in a decade.

More challenging tests are on the horizon, with the Arsenal going to Anfield to play Liverpool next week before hosting Tottenham in the first Derby north of London of the season, but the first signs were promising .

However, while Sherwood supports the Arsenal to score many goals, he continues to have concerns about the club's defensive qualities.

"I am excited to watch the Arsenal every week. I would pay to watch the Arsenal. They are excellent going forward. Defensively, fragility," he told Premier League Productions.

Dani Ceballos celebrates against Burnley

"They look strong going forward, as we knew they would. They added players to their team going forward. (Nicolas) Pepe, (Dani) Ceballos is an excellent player. They have excellent players, they all look like they are really enjoying themselves.

"Now they all have this" we will play and score more than the opposition "mentality. Now it's good against Burnleys, that's fine against Aston Villas, it's good against the (Crystal) Palace of this world.

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"Is it okay against Man City? Is it okay in the north London derby? We will see him very soon. They will give us goals, we know, still have their weaknesses.

"I thought David Luiz was very good (against Burnley), I think he definitely improved them. But they can still have problems. They probably had problems because of the philosophy of how the manager wants to play. He wants to play openly, he doesn't want to cover them too much.

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"(Granit) Xhaka has been excluded, (Dani) Ceballos enters there and is more of a technician, he wants to turn his head on the swivel, he looks ahead, he looks to pass, big distance to pass."

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