has named the player who should have been given more game time by manager Mikel Arteta this season.
The Gunners lost at on Saturday to hand the title to .
Arsenal earlier this season but a late collapse means they will finish second and end the campaign trophyless.
Former Gunner Adams feels Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka should have been handed more opportunities to rest – with the Brazilian missing just one top-flight game – and the England star featuring in every single Premier League match.
Adams says he would have liked to have seen more of , who has made just 11 Premier League appearances and has mostly been an unused substitute on the bench after recovering from groin surgery earlier this season.
‘We’ve depended on Martinelli and Saka for most of the season,’ Adams told Sky Sports. ‘To give them a rest now and again…
‘They could have given Emile a bit more air time for me. He could have subbed Martinelli and let him play off the left-hand side.
‘Just because we’re always going to need them. We need them to get over the line.
‘I’ve been waiting for the errors to come and they weren’t coming. Everything was stable.
‘We had it going on. But as soon as the resources, a couple of injuries, people lost their form, it just didn’t work. I think it’s been lost three months ago.’
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