Could Arsene Wenger be facing the sack at the end of the season?
Arsene Wenger’s position as Arsenal manager will be reviewed at the end of the season, the Arsenal manager confirmed to press on Thursday.
The Frenchman signed a two-year contract extension at the Emirates Stadium during the summer, but after 20 years at the club the board will decide at the end of the season whether he is the right man to take the club forward.
Speaking at the club’s annual general meeting yesterday, Wenger told shareholders that his future was in the hands of the board and that he wasn’t certain what would happen.
“I want to see what the board thinks of my performance,” he said. “After that we decide where we go from there. My desire has always been to respect my contracts, but that is what I meant.”
“My hunger, my commitment is bigger than ever. I question myself a lot, don’t worry, I will sit down every year to see where I go.
“The present for me is about style of play, winning trophies, winning every game. Don’t think I don’t know. It’s essential.
“No matter what happens one day I will always love this club forever and be an eternal fan.”
For some Arsenal fans, this news will come as music to their ears with a section of the Gunners support keen on Wenger leaving after thirteen years without a Premier League title.
Despite failing to qualify for the Champions League this season, the 68 year-old has won 3 FA Cup titles in 4 years and is undoubtedly a legend at the club. The question is, can he take the club back to where fans feel they belong?
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