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Parlour questions depth of Arsenal squad

Ray Parlour believes Arsene Wenger's Arsenal squad does not have enough depth.

The former midfielder says today's Gunners roster does not have the same range of good players as the squads he was a part of through the 1990s and early 2000s, which could explain the reason why Arsenal have not won a trophy in six years.

"When his major players get injured there is not enough quality behind who can come in and do a job," he told talkSPORT.

"When I was playing, when vital players got injured like Dennis Bergkamp, we still had players who could come in and do a good job. That's the difference now.

"If Arsenal get their top side out they are a very good side, there's no doubting that.

"But if a couple of them get injured, have they got enough back-up?

"Players like Bendtner and Denilson, can they come in and do a sound job? Last season they had their chances but I don't think they did."

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