Arsenal Supporters Trust survey shows 78 percent want Arsene Wenger to go

Judith QuinnApr 01, 2017

Arsenal face Manchester City in a blockbuster clash at the Emirates on Sunday.

The Gunners will be sweating over the fitness of talisman Alexis Sanchez, who faces a late fitness test ahead of the match following his exploits with Chile during the global break.

Despite the Frenchman not yet publicly confirming whether or not he will commit his future at Arsenal beyond this summer, Wenger acknowledges the fact that his side needs to be strengthened if they're to really compete with the elites. "I would prefer to take Arsenal after a lot of wins", he said.

"When you lose a lot of games it is a unsafe moment".

"Yes, I understand that (other interpretations), I have not a lot to add".

"Everybody knows them. Huge quality in the middle, quality in the sides with Alexis [Sanchez], go inside with ideal runs in behind with [Theo] Walcott, [Alex] Oxlade-Chamberlain. We still have a good chance to finish in the top four and we are in the semi-final of the FA Cup".

"I travelled there with Barcelona and Bayern Munich and it was always so hard".

Wenger was critical of how his players had performed in their previous game - the 3-1 loss at West Bromwich Albion - acknowledging that "there was something missing".

The game at the Emirates looks set to be crucial in determining City's top-four hopes.

Apart from the odd howlers, Cech is also susceptible from long range shots and this has proved costly for Wenger's side in countless games, be it against smaller teams or a heavyweight.

Having had a two-week global break to fix things after a 3-1 loss at West Bromwich Albion last time out, Wenger desperately needs one of his big names to step up against City.

Yes, when that announcement is made, there will be some uncomfortable moments; (assuming the decision will be a new contract) there will be protests, but to string the Arsenal fans along and tease them and keep them in suspense over his future, is frankly staggering.

Guardiola, however, says those fans calling for his head will change their tune when Arsenal's form improves.

He also did an interview, in which he was quoted in Publimetro to have said that he wanted to be at a London club that has a 'winning mentality.'

"My mental approach was always to win and to go as far as possible playing football". "Whatever the bosses decide, I'm sure it will be the best for Arsenal".

The AST also found that 86 per cent of is almost 1,000 members believed the Arsenal board have handled Wenger's future in a manner that is "in the best interests of Arsenal".

"For the fans, and the journalists, it depends on the results - nothing else".

Related Articles:



« Previous article
Next article »


Popular Pages

John Legend surprises commuters with an impromptu piano performance at St Pancras
The La La Land star finished the set by standing on his piano stool to take a bow and blow a kiss to the cheering crowd. Another posted: "If I had got the train before I would have seen @ johnlegend at St Pancras oh my god".

Childhood Exposure To Lead Can Blunt IQ For Decades, Study Suggests
This study was supported in part by grants from the US National Institute on Aging, as well as United Kingdom government grants. Study participants are part of a life-long examination of more than 1,000 people born in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1972 and 1973.

Michigan To Pay Nearly $100 Million In Flint Lawsuit Settlement
The state must also hold an extra $10 million in reserve, in case the repairs end up being more expensive than anticipated. Former President Barack Obama signed off on the bipartisan funding bill shortly before leaving office previous year .

LaVar Ball plays pickup basketball, isn't very athletic
The Lakers already have D'Angelo Russell from a recent draft and have spent the previous year looking for wing help. His offensive I.Q.is extremely impressive and he constantly made the extra pass when his team needed it.

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey departs Facebook
A Texas jury found that Luckey failed to comply with a non-disclosure agreement and the company infringed on copyright. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has hailed virtual reality as the next major computing platform after mobile devices.

Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate oil prices are rising
Oil prices settled higher Thursday, with West Texas Intermediate crude finishing at its highest level in more than three weeks. The impact of this production curb was largely ineffective due to rising United States production during the same time.

Ghost In The Shell: 'Major Action' Featurette Promises Chaos
The Verge , for example, said the movie is "a solid film built on a broken foundation". Ghost in the Shell is visually astonishing.

OPEC, non-cartel nations may extend oil cut another 6 months
It is expected that they won't make any decisions until May, but are likely discuss the slow pace of market adjustment. It now seems OPEC is not prepared to wait until June and has instead chose to take action at this weekend's meeting.

'SNL' Taps Harry Styles for April 15 Show's Musical Guest
Styles' former bandmate, Zayn Malik, and his fellow bandmate, Niall Horan, have been ahead of him with their solo projects. The singer-turned-actor is set to make his debut solo performance on April 15 on "Saturday Night Live" .

Slaven Bilic given vote of confidence by West Ham co-chairman David Gold
Rafa Benitez, Jaap Stam and Roberto Mancini are among those being touted for the role should West Ham part with Bilic. We can climb up a few places if we win games, we can go a few places down if we don't win games.