A narrow victory for Leicester City on Monday night sent them 11 points clear of Arsenal in the Premier League and, according to Ronald Koeman, ended the Gunners’ title hopes.

The current Southampton manager is one of the favourites for the Arsenal job should Arsène Wenger leave at the end of the season and he doesn’t believe the Frenchman will be able to win the title now.

Arsenal do still have a game in hand but the team’s form is poor and Leicester don’t look likely to start dropping points. Everything is going their way.

“It will be a fight between Tottenham and Leicester,” Koeman said on Sky’s Monday Night Football after Shinji Okazaki’s goal proved to be the winner. “In my opinion, that’s the difference between before and after this result. It’s a new situation for Leicester.

“Eleven points from Arsenal, 12 points from Manchester City, they are out of the title.”

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Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has said Arsenal can’t win the league now. (OLLY GREENWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s north London rivals Spurs are second in the table, currently five points behind the Foxes. It really does seem that one of those sides will win the league this year.

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher agreed, citing the poor form of Arsenal and Manchester City as a reason they simply can’t make up ground.

“It’s not just the points, it’s how those teams are playing,” Carragher said. “They’re not playing very well.

“You look at the difference to Tottenham and Leicester, they are playing well. They look like title winners with the performances they are giving.

“You look at Arsenal with the cup problem, Manchester City at Norwich. They don’t look like teams that are going to go on and win the title.

“I think that gap now is too far. There’s too much for them to do.”

With 11 points to make up on Leicester and eight to make up on Spurs, even with a game in hand, Arsenal will have to put quite the run together to win the league now.