Giroud throws his weight behind Wenger

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has declared that the club’s players support veteran Manager Arsene Wenger and want him to stay at the club for the foreseeable future.

It has been reported recently that the Arsenal board have offered Arsene a 2 year contract extension, but the Frenchman has not yet made a decision. Continue reading

Arsene Wenger: “Overall our record against set pieces is quite good”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was at a loss to explain how his team suffered yet another defeat this season, one which potentially condemns them to finish outside the top 4 for the first time under the Frenchman.

A disappointed Wenger shared in his interview with Match of the Day, “It was a typical Premier League game. A team that likes to play and a team that defends well. It was a tough performance. They caught us on set pieces and one break and that made the difference. Continue reading

Gilberto Silva: “Wenger hasn’t changed his way of working”

Former Arsenal star Gilberto Silva has said it is time for the London football club to part ways with long-time chief coach Arsene Wenger.

Calls for Wenger to step down have grown louder after Arsenal’s 1-3 loss to Liverpool on Saturday, a result that left the Gunners fifth in the English Premier League (EPL) standings. Continue reading

Will continue to manage next season: Wenger

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger on Friday said he will continue to manage next season, even though he may not renew his contract with the London club.

Wenger faces the lowest point of his 20-year career with the Gunners after his team was beaten by Bayern 1-5 on Wednesday in the first leg of the Champions League last 16, reports Efe. Continue reading

Wenger hopeful that Ozil rediscovers form against Bayern Munich

Arsenal’s football club’s record signing Mesut Ozil is not playing his A-game, as per chief coach Arsene Wenger as they prepare to face Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League pre-quarterfinals on Wednesday.

“It’s time for him to score again. Maybe he will find confidence back as well, because he misses chances. He has chances and he misses the chances that don’t look not feasible for him,” Wenger was quoted as saying by ESPNFC on Sunday. Continue reading

Wenger unperturbed by growing criticism

Despite facing flak from many corners after his team’s latest reversal at the hands of title favourites Chelsea, Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger on Friday said he is unfazed by it all and is focusing on the next game.

Wenger has yet to decide whether to sign a new contract and his 21-year reign could be approaching the end, but the 67-year-old Frenchman is adamant that he won’t let himself be affected by the turmoil. Continue reading

Arsene Wenger: “It was a foul”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger cried foul after going down 3-1 to Chelsea in the early kick off on Saturday at Stamford Bridge, leaving the Gunners trailing the Blues by 12 points in the Premier League standings.

Wenger was doing his best impression of blaming the referee for the outcome, saying in an interview with BBC Sport, “It was a foul. If you look at a number of games recently we can feel sorry. It was 100% a foul, it was even dangerous play.” Continue reading