Former Arsenal goalkeeper
The Spaniard collected a 2005 FA Cup winner's medal with the Gunners, albeit as an unused substitute, but that remains the north London side's last major trophy.
The likes of
Almunia told The Sunday Mirror: "As a player at Arsenal, it is hard to see the best players go to other clubs every year. They have missed a lot of great players in the last few years.
"The first year I came to
There remains a danger of
But the arrivals of
His compatriot, Malaga midfielder
"One of these years, everything has to come together and be perfect, and now is the time for Arsenal," Almunia continued.
"They've signed some good players this year,
English Premier League
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is in favour of manager Paolo Di Canio's hardline approach to the job if it brings about an improvement in results.