Willian must be getting extra criticism than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his performances at Arsenal, talkSPORT has been advised.
Aubameyang’s kind this season has been a trigger for concern with the ahead scoring simply two Premier League objectives.
The final of his objectives got here from the penalty spot towards Manchester United on November 1, and he now hasn’t scored in open play in 807 minutes.
However Gabriel Agbonlahor, the previous Aston Villa striker and talkSPORT pundit, believes that Aubameyang shouldn’t be Arsenal’s greatest under-performer proper now.
He reckons the most important disappointment for Mikel Arteta’s facet has been Willian, who joined on a free switch from Chelsea over the summer season however has but to duplicate the type of kind he confirmed at Stamford Bridge.
The Brazilian has no objectives for Arsenal and three assists in all competitions – two of which got here on the opening day of the season.
Agbonlahor stated on talkSPORT Breakfast: “Aubameyang doesn’t deserve this criticism. For me, it’s extra Willian. He’s come from Chelsea to Arsenal and Arsenal have invested some huge cash in his excessive wages and he’s not produced for them.
“He’s not getting assists and never even taking gamers on. Aubameyang, if he’s enjoying down the center, he wants the service.
“For those who take a look at different strikers within the Premier League they’re getting these crosses within the field and people tap-ins and thru balls.
“For me, Willian is getting away with homicide and he’s simply not doing it sufficient.”