Arsenal are facing a disastrous end to the season, with their hopes of qualifying for Europe hanging by a thread.
Back-to-back defeats have left the Gunners dwindling in ninth spot and some nine points behind fifth-placed Wolves.
With seven games remaining, they face a race against time to leapfrog Tottenham, Sheffield United and Manchester United and throw themselves back into contention.
But it seems unlikely they will be able to do so after two disappointing results in their first two games back.
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A 3-0 drubbing at the hands of Manchester City was followed up by a poor 2-1 defeat against Brighton, and Arteta was forced to rotate his side and rely on youngsters against Southampton, in a game the Gunners won 2-0.
Arsenal's problems extend off the pitch as well, with a summer of transfer uncertainty facing them.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette have been linked with moves away from the club as their contracts wind down, while highest-earner Mesut Ozil can't get a kick under the Spanish boss.
And Gilberto believes the club needs more leaders on the pitch, and has done for some time. LATEST LIVE SPORT TV DEALS