Reports had been circling that Arsene Wenger was in line for a 2 year contract extension but when the subject was raised at his press conference, Wenger strongly denied it to be the case.
The press conference was being held ahead of Arsenal’s Champions League match against Bayern Munich and it wasn’t long until the assembled team of journalists quizzed the Arsenal manager about the claims but Wenger was far from amused.
Wenger decided to sign his current deal at Arsenal during his final year on his previous contract and it looks as if he is taking a similar approach this time round;
Earlier in the day there had been a section of Arsenal supporters who were frustrated by the rumours of a contract extension. Arsenal were knocked out of the FA Cup last weekend Blackburn Rovers along with being dumped out of the Capital One Cup by Bradford City but Wenger saw no correlation between his press conference and another season likely to be devoid of silverware.
Wenger angrily retorted when a journalist began to bring up the weekend’s performance by stating;
The Arsenal manager who is clearly upset by recent criticism, went further by saying;
Quotes taken from televised press conference highlights on ESPN/Sky Sports News Channels
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