Football: Arsenal need to sign more 'great players' in the mould of Patrick Vieira, says Robert Pires

Robert Pires told The Straits Times in Johor Baru ahead of Sunday's Johor Darul Ta'zim All-Stars charity game that the important thing is to find the players to rebuild the team because it is important for Arsenal to win the Premier League.
Robert Pires told The Straits Times in Johor Baru ahead of Sunday's Johor Darul Ta'zim All-Stars charity game that the important thing is to find the players to rebuild the team because it is important for Arsenal to win the Premier League.PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER

SINGAPORE - Robert Pires was part of the "Invincibles" Arsenal team who won the 2003-04 Premier League title without losing a league game the entire season.

Since then, the Gunners have not come close to adding a 14th English title. In fact, for a third straight season, they will not play in the Champions League after failing to finish in the top four.

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