Arsenal legend frustrated with lack of trophies

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Arsenal legend David Seaman says he is frustrated by the Gunners' eight year trophy-drought, and hopes they can claim some silveware next season.

The north London club haven't won a trophy since they lifted the FA Cup in 2005, and face another fruitless season after exiting the FA Cup, League Cup and the Champions League as well as being well off the Premier League title race.

All that remains for Arsenal to do this season is to ensure Champions League qualification at the expense of rivals Tottenham, but Seaman, who made 564 appearances for the Gunners and was part of the super successful early ears under Arsene Wenger, says he wants his former club to get their hands on something more tangible soon.

"Almost every year we were winning things. I have got nine winners' medals and quite a few runners-up ones as well and to see what is happening now is so frustrating," Seaman told TalkSPORT.

"You could argue that they are playing better football because when they are on [form], nobody is going to beat them. They play some fantastic one-touch and two-touch football, but it is not consistent enough.

"Whether the balance is right, I don't know. We are getting inconsistent performances."

Seaman lifted the Premier League title two times under Wenger before hanging up his gloves in 2004 - but concedes the Gunners are further than ever from challenging the likes of Manchester United or Manchester City at the very top.

"The gap is getting bigger. You ask any player if he wants to go to Arsenal, or another club and double his wages and they are going to take that [latter] option.

"We would never have sold our best players when I was playing. Arsene Wenger knew when his best players were past it and when they had to go, but now people are leaving and going on to bigger and better things."

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