Arsenal boss Unai Emery is confusing his players with his team selections and tactics, according to a report.
The Gunners are in the midst of a four-match losing run that has left their top-four hopes in tatters, requiring Chelsea to slip up over their remaining two matches.
Arsenal's disappointing run of form started with a 3-2 home loss at the hands of Crystal Palace, when Emery surprisingly fielded Mohamed Elneny alongside Matteo Guendouzi in midfield and Carl Jenkinson at right wing-back.
The Telegraph reports that those are just two of a number of decisions Arsenal's players have questioned, leaving the Spaniard facing a fight to prevent his first season in charge falling apart.
Gunners chiefs are said to be in the process of appointing a new director of football to help with player recruitment in the summer transfer window.