Ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Manchester United at the Emirates tonight, Betfair has poked fun at Arsene Wenger’s double slip up at the weekend with some carefully positioned ‘Caution’ signs.
The signs, positioned at Arsenal and Highbury & Islington tube stations as well as outside the Emirates Stadium read: “Don’t slip up again, Arsene!” on the traditional wet floor style signage.
After setting fans expectations high all year, Arsenal’s 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool was seen by many as the inevitable slip up that has marred many of Arsenal’s recent title challenges, and when Wenger took a slip of his own on his way home from the match it was too much to take for most Arsenal fans.
Betfair Spokesman Barry Orr commented today: “Football fans have been saying all season that it’s only a matter of time before Arsenal slip up in the title race. Their thrashing at the hands of Liverpool started things off badly at the weekend, and then Arsene went and took a tumble at Liverpool Lime Street station on his way home.”
“We thought it would be right and proper to do all we can to help Mr Wenger avoid another slip up ahead of his must win clash with United. Whether his team can avoid a second slip up in the title race remains to be seen but at 5-4 favourites we think it will be tight’’
‘’Arsenal’s next 3 game, United in the League, Liverpool in the FA Cup and then Bayern in the Champions League, will define their season and we are offering 20-1 that they win all three’’
Arsenal v Man Utd, Match Odds:5-4 Arsenal, 23-10 Man Utd, 11-5 Draw
Arsenal to win their next three games: To beat Man Utd, Liverpool, Bayern Munich – YES 20-1