Roy Keane: Arsenal only have this many decent players, the rest are average

The former Manchester United captain has his say on Arsenal after their Champions League humiliation

The Sport Review staff

Roy Keane has claimed that Arsene Wenger only has two decent players in his Arsenal squad.

The Gunners lost 5-1 to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Wednesday night.

Alexis Sanchez cancelled out Arjen Robben’s opener before goals from Robert Lewandowski, Thiago Alcantara and Thomas Muller sealed a comfortable win for the hosts.

Arsenal have failed to reach the last 16 of the competition in the last six seasons and have never won Europe’s premier club competition.

Keane has been an outspoken critic of Wenger’s players over the past few campaigns following their dismal showings against some of Europe’s biggest clubs.

And perhaps unsurprisingly, the Manchester United legend didn’t hold back in his assessment of Arsenal’s performance after their 5-1 loss at Bayern.

“Did you think they’d go to Bayern Munich and get a result?” Keane told ITV Sport.

“We’ve said it before, though. Lack of leaders, lack of characters, hunger, desire. But I have to say, tonight at this level, this stage of the competition, they’re just not good enough.

“So there’s no point in being too critical of them, because they’re not good enough.

“They’ve only got two decent players. The rest, average.”

MORE: The latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: The latest Arsenal player tweets

Arsenal finished in second place in the Premier League table last season but 10 points behind champions Leicester City.

The Gunners are currently in fourth place in the Premier League table.

MORE: 10 players Man United could sign in the summer transfer window

MORE: Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Dubai Duty Free WTA preview
The Sport Review
Dubai Duty Free WTA preview: Kerber eyes No1, but Konta joins injury withdrawals
The Sport Review
10 players Man United could sign in the summer transfer window
The Sport Review
Arsenal WAGs 2017: Meet Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s wives and girlfriends
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd stars feature
The Sport Review
Roberto Firmino: Meet the Liverpool forward’s stunning wife Larissa Pereira
The Sport Review
Dele Alli: 15 photos of Tottenham midfielder’s stunning girlfriend Ruby Mae
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man Utd and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
Man United WAGs: Meet Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and David De Gea’s girlfriends
The Sport Review
Chelsea WAGs: Meet David Luiz, Oscar and Willian’s wives and girlfriends
The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho makes admission about Chelsea
The Sport Review
Paul Scholes reacts to Chelsea v Man United in FA Cup quarter-final draw
The Sport Review
Rotterdam 2017: Lucky 13 for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, unlucky sixth for David Goffin