Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud scored a late equaliser for Arsenal against Manchester United at Old Trafford PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville believes Arsenal do not have enough quality to win the Premier League title this season after watching them draw 1-1 with Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Substitute Olivier Giroud's 89th minute header cancelled out Juan Mata's opener and ensured that Arsenal's unbeaten run since the opening day of the season continued.

The Gunners were subdued as an attacking force for much of the encounter at Old Trafford and did not have an effort on target until Giroud rose at the far post to head in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's cross.

While Neville was impressed with Arsenal's resilience to come back to draw a match they looked like losing, he said they had to show more ambition if they wanted to win their first league title since 2004.

"It was a really poor performance from Arsenal, but they've come away and got a point," Neville told Sky Sports.

"Arsenal are unbeaten since the opening day, and that is some doing, and they are resilient in a sense that they fight their way back to second or third, can they finally make that jump?

"I didn't get the feeling watching Arsenal on Saturday that we were watching a team that would go on and win the league, but that's just me in this moment.

"You'd have to question Arsenal today for 85 minutes, they didn't show any belief, any purpose. I do think, however, after internationals you have to give a bit of leeway. Sir Alex [Ferguson] used to say we would come back with our head full of mince, travelling from different places. It's not easy."

Neville praised United's performance but said they would have been "gutted" after dropping two more points.

"We've been in football a long time to know the result is everything. Although there will be a mood in the Manchester United dressing room that they deserved to win, it counts for nothing," he said.

United are sixth on the Premier League table, eight points behind leaders Liverpool.