Thierry Henry labels Arsenal season as not good enough

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Arsenal have finished second in the Premier League table, but Henry is not impressed.

Thierry Henry has told Sky Sports that Arsenal’s season was not good enough, despite finishing second in the table.

Arsenal have endured another disappointing season as they have failed to mount a serious title challenge.

They had looked to be contenders at one point, before a poor 2016 eventually saw them finishing ten points behind winners Leicester City.

The good thing for them was that they still finished ahead of rivals Tottenham Hotspur, whose final day hammering to relegated Newcastle United saw Arsenal jump ahead of them.

It is the first time Arsene Wenger’s side have finished second for a number of years, but Henry says it still isn’t good enough.

“It’s kind of a weird one,” he told Sky Sports.

“As an Arsenal fan I thought maybe this was the year but it just wasn’t good enough again. They finished second, but it’s got to be better.”

Arsenal’s attention now turns to planning for next season, with many believing major work needs to be done in the transfer window.

A world-class striker will surely be top of their wish list, while improvements in the defence and midfield are also being called for.

They may need to spend big too, with top four spot, and indeed a title challenge likely to be harder than ever with several sides all set to spend in the summer.

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