The regular template for an Arsenal season is as follows: start the season off with a few bad losses, fans call for Arsene Wenger’s head, barely make it through the UEFA Champions League group, lose in the Capital One Cup early, draw and get knocked out of the Champions League by one of the best teams in the world, then heat up towards the end of the season.

Arsenal started out on fire in the Barclays Premier League, but they lost to Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup and, as usual, barely got through their Champions League group only to be drawn against FC Barcelona in the round of 16. Additionally, the Gunners were just knocked out of the FA Cup by Watford in the quarter final, and they currently trail first-place Leicester City in the Premier League.

It is obvious that changes are needed if the club wants to keep its reputation, so here are five ideas for problems that should be fixed before next season.

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