Wenger offered two-year deal confirm BBC


There have been conflicting reports in the media regarding Arsene Wenger’s long term future at Arsenal beyond the end of the current campaign and it is anybody’s guess as to whether the Frenchman will remain with the Gunners.

Murmurs are rife that the Arsenal board have already offered Wenger a new two year contract extension and now even the reliable BBC have gone on to confirm that the 67-year-old has been provided with an option to prolong his stay at North London.

However, Wenger has not decided whether to accept the offer from Arsenal and he is most likely to take the decision at the end of the season.

Sutton lays into Stan Kroenke

Arsenal slumped to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat at the hands of relegation threatened Crystal Palace on Monday night and disgruntled fans unsurprisingly were very vocal in their protest against manager Arsene Wenger during and after the game.

Former Celtic star Chris Sutton however, seems to think that owner Stan Kroenke is the main problem plaguing Arsenal at the moment and has slammed the American businessman for handing Wenger the power to decide his own future, no matter what the results on the pitch.


Sutton told the BBC, “The biggest problem overall with Arsenal is that Arsene Wenger seems to make that decision on his future. I don’t get that. It’s up to the owners to take that decision away from him.

“If they’re watching tonight, they must be embarrassed by this performance. It isn’t getting better. It’s getting worse. They need to start smelling the coffee and seeing what Arsenal are.

“They’ve been played off the park by a team in relegation trouble and well beaten. It’s pathetic. It’s gone beyond blaming Wenger for this. It’s totally beyond that now. It is Kroenke. He’s unambitious.

“If you’re an Arsenal fan, watching this tonight they’ll be going beserk. He has to go and the owner has to take responsibility not leave it to someone.”

Wenger promises to put things right for Arsenal

Arsenal’s hopes of finishing in the top four this season have been put into jeopardy after their 3-0 defeat against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday night and the possibility of the Gunners missing out on Champions League football next season is a distinct one.

Under pressure manager Arsene Wenger has expressed his disappointment at his side’s loss against Palace but has vowed improvement from the Gunners during the next few rounds of fixtures.

Wenger said, "I'm disappointed and determined to put things right. Tonight the worry is not me, it's the fact that we lost a big game and when you lose a big game it's a big worry.

"It's a difficult defeat but on top of that it has consequences on our chances to be in the top four. We understand that our fans are very unhappy. I have managed over a thousand games for Arsenal Football Club and we are not used to that and it's a big worry. We have to respond very quickly and not accept it.

"We created quite dangerous situations but defensively we were exposed many times and offensively we couldn't finish. I think they were sharper than us in the duels and many decisive situations tonight. In the decisive duels I think they were stronger."

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+1 #8 Ron Evans 2017-04-14 09:03
Wenger has been a great manager and the team play beautiful, intricate football, but they lack the ability or desire to score goals. So with the CP game we saw masses of possession but few attempts at goal. They were content to pass and pass and pass without making any opportunities to score. This comes from the top and this team deserves to have a manager with fresh ideas and the fans deserve to have their loyalty rewarded.
+2 #7 gooner4life 2017-04-12 18:31
fans should stop going to matches as long as Arsene is manager.I for one will not go and waste money watching this pathetic bunch of overpaid premodanas. As for Arsene and bould they just sit like waxworks dummies they show no emotion it seems they just even care. Maybe if their salary was performance related they might be more interested in managing a winning team. Does anyone else feel the same as me? .
#6 El-Hasoofy 2017-04-12 13:29
This is so disgusting & very annoying. in fact, i regret being an arsenal fan. TO HELL with the club, the Owner (kroenke) and the manager, i hate u all
+2 #5 david molobi 2017-04-12 12:11
Time has come and gone Arsene. Time to go and relax and watch spot on TV

+2 #4 Kash 2017-04-12 10:22
Our problem is the board are spineless and AW holds too much power. In what other industry/team who you find an employee holding the EMPLOYER hostage to HIS demands. I am grateful for what he has done for our club (although the gratitude is diminishing season by season) but he must realize that his time is up. Yes we may have to take a couple of steps backwards but the long term goal is to move forward but with AW in charge I don't see that ever happening.
-1 #3 Caxton 2017-04-12 07:15
Lets leave the push for Champions league and concentrate on becoming better.Being in Ucl year in and year out is not helping and even Chelsea were not it and they are better now.
We should not be in the Europa league also.
+3 #2 Noelc 2017-04-12 04:42
AW your time is up....go now and salvage some pride
As for that ball bag Kroenke it's long past time that you sffed off. Your not wanted and your stingy , greedy ignorance of football and especially Arsenal is insulting to everyone at this club. GET TO HELL OUT.......
+3 #1 Paul 2017-04-12 03:25
It's now beyond a joke! Even Walcott said "Crystal Palace wanted it more" which is an incredible statement! Obviously the players are not playing for Arsene Wenger any more so there is no way he can "put it right" as he says he will. The longer this goes on the worse it will get and the good players we need will NOT come to Arsenal until we are on the up and up again whenever that will be! It is now an untenable situation.