Wenger unmoved on Arsenal future as speculation grows

Whether or not Arsene Wenger is going to sign a new two-year contract at the Emirates Stadium is a question that only the Frenchman can answer.

There were more calls for the 67-year-old to step down following Monday’s 3-0 defeat at Crystal Palace, which left the club seven points adrift of the Champions League positions.

Five defeats in Arsenal’s last 10 Premier League games has piled the pressure on Wenger, but the experienced manager offered no indication of his future plans when questioned at his official press conference on Friday afternoon.

He said:

“What is happening at board level is not down to me. I focus on what is down to me, the performance of the team and what the fans are interested in is the performance of the team.”

As it stands, Wenger, whose current deal at the Emirates Stadium ends this summer, will lead his team into Monday night’s Premier League clash away to struggling Middlesbrough.

The Frenchman has overseen top-four finishes in each of his 20 seasons in charge of the Gunners, but it does appear that the club are going to miss out on a Champions League spot this time around.