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Wenger lays into players after Olympiakos defeat


The Arsenal manager vented his frustration during a training session after the display

The Gunners boss questioned his player’s work-rate, intensity and attitude following the 3-2 defeat to the Greek champions.

He is usually quite calm towards the players, but Arsene Wenger made clear in no uncertain terms that he was unhappy with them during the usual debrief at their London Colney training centre.

The players usually discuss aspects of the match with the coaching staff but it was the manager who did all the talking.

Whilst he refused to single out certain individuals he did issue a clear warning that they need to bounce back quickly after a poor performance.

Two successive defeats in the Champions League has left Wenger’s side bottom of Group F with a trip to the Allianz Arena to take on Bayern Munich up next for the Gunners.

Arsenal eye Nolito

The Gunners are ready to signal their intent to sign Celta Vigo striker Nolito by meeting his £13million buy-out clause, according to Fichajes.

Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud are the only two recognised strikers at the club and Wenger is desperate for someone to provide them with competition.

Liverpool and Barcelona are also believed to be interested in the 28-year-old, who has been in fine form this season, netting five goals in six games.

Celta Vigo manager Eduardo Berizzo has seen his side make a promising start, picking up four wins in their first six games, including a 4-1 demolition of Barcelona.

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Written by Jack Wynne – @JackRobertWynne


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