After crashing out of The Capital One Cup to League Two Bradford with an almost full-strength team, pressure on he Premier League’s second longest serving manager is more intense than ever.
Large sections of the Arsenal faithful have started calling for his head as their long wait for silverware rumbles on into it’s seventh year. Equally, there are a few that insist on keeping the faith in Wenger and it’s hard not to begrudge him time to turn it around after his early successes at the club.
While the tabloids insist on using the term ‘crisis’ on a weekly basis, could it be that the Frenchman really does still know what he’s doing and in five years time we’ll look back and marvel at how he made Arsenal the new Barcelona? Or will a new dawn come to pass in which Tottenham Hotspur officially overtake them as the biggest footballing force in North London?
This season has seen the worse start to a Premier League campaign for Arsenal under Wenger and losing regularly will be a habit he’ll want to kick as soon as possible. The days of ‘The Invincibles’ are long gone and Football FanCast has picked a selection of Arséne Wenger’s lowest points in charge of The Gunners since that remarkable season.