Are the players playing for him?

Are the players playing for him?

It’s not to ask whether Wenger has lost the dressing room, but his disappointment following games such as the loss to Chelsea is clear, as if he’s been let down by his players. Are they responding to his instructions before and during games? Wenger is an old-school manager, so are his methods for motivating out of date, or even ineffective with these types of players? The Arsenal teams of 10 and 15 years ago didn’t need much motivating; they could handle themselves on the pitch. So it’s a fair question to ask as to whether the current squad are working to Wenger’s instructions, particularly in big games.