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Arsenal are the most error prone team in EPL but Giggs says Emery is 'fantastic'

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The Gunners' defensive problems have been laid bare, but Ryan Giggs is still full of praise for Unai Emery.

Arsenal defenders are their own worst enemy - and officially the most error prone in the Premier League. They were again shambolic at the back in last night's 3-1 defeat at Wolves, which hit their top-four hopes.

A victory would have lifted them up into fourth in the Premier League, but instead they suffered a second mistake-laden defeat on the bounce.

More worryingly, the Gunners have now committed 13 errors that have directly led to an opposition goal, which is more than any other team this season.

In comparison, Manchester City have made just two, and Chelsea only three errors that led to goals.

Even Fulham, one of the worst defensive teams in the history of the Premier League, have made fewer costly mishaps.

In total, they have conceded 46 times, with Manchester United the only other team in the top six shipping more.

When you factor in their terrible form on the road with just four away wins from their last 15 matches in all competitions, there is cause for concern.

Shkodran Mustafi has bore the brunt of the criticism from the fans for his blundering fans.

Emery Praise

Despite Arsenal's shortcomings, Manchester United legend and current Wales boss Ryan Giggs is convinced Unai Emery is doing an excellent job.

Giggs said: "I think he's done a remarkable job with the defenders he's got.

“He's got talented midfielders, talented forward players, but you saw in some of them goals - they just aren't quite good enough at the back.

“He got a lot of stick when they had a tough start, he stuck with how they wanted to play playing out from the back and they've got the rewards from that.

“I think he's done a fantastic job. But the away form is a big worry for them.”