Jamie Carragher questioned Per Mertesacker's leadership qualities on Monday Night Football, particularly highlighting his relationship with the more inexperienced players following Arsenal's defeat at Stoke.
Jamie Carragher believes Per Mertesacker "abandoned" Arsenal's youngsters in the 3-2 defeat at Stoke on Saturday.
Peter Crouch felt the first-half display against Arsenal was the best he has been involved in during his time at Stoke.
Mark Hughes was delighted as Stoke, struggling with both injuries and form, bounced back to surprise Arsenal at home.
Matt Le Tissier discusses Arsenal's 3-2 defeat to Stoke.
Speaking after Arsenal's 3-2 loss to Stoke, Arsene Wenger feels his side were dominated in both the air and the second ball during the first half.
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker admitted he was surprised by the way Stoke started the match and branded the first-half display as 'shocking'.
Arsene Wenger blamed his side's fragile defence for their 3-2 loss at Stoke in a notoriously tricky fixture for Arsenal.
Peter Crouch calls Stoke's first-half performance 'incredible' after his side claimed a famous 3-2 win over Arsenal.
Stoke secured their first win in four Premier League matches thanks to a thrilling 3-2 home victory against Arsenal.
Mark Hughes is hopeful Stoke fans will help lift his side for the clash with Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium.
Arsenal face travel to Stoke on Saturday, Sky Sports' Ed Chamberlin previews the game.
Arsene Wenger is confident his Arsenal side will not be intimidated by Stoke City's players or fans on Saturday.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is still without Theo Walcott and Nacho Monreal for the trip to Stoke, while Laurent Koscielny is doubtful.
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates has described the FA's decision to charge midfielder Charlie Adam as "appalling".
Asmir Begovic considers Stoke City's victory over Arsenal to be 'huge' and says he is now back to full match fitness.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels it will be difficult for his team to catch current league leaders Chelsea.
Stoke midfielder Steven N'Zonzi has admitted he found it difficult to be left out of the side in recent weeks.
Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal are by no means out of the title race, with games against Chelsea and Man City to come.
Arsene Wenger felt Stoke were awarded a "very generous" penalty on Saturday but admitted Arsenal made poor decisions.
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