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Arsenal directors giving up on manager Arsene Wenger

04 March 2018

Beleaguered Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger called on his players to show they can meet the club's standards after a second humbling 3-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City in five days on Thursday. I don't think we can take away from the individual quality of the goals but it was soft defending on our side.

Arsenal came out after the half-time break with a semblance of objective, having presumably been read the riot act following a dismal first 45 minutes in which they yet again conceded three unanswered goals to Manchester City.

"Right now, as we sit here, they are the champions", Guardiola said.

It isn't the first time that the African-based sports corporation has come in for stick this term.

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The 22-year-old said: "That kind of pressure of the bigger games upcoming is what I think gets everyone really excited".

Sane's stellar season has been helped by midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, who tops the league in assists with 14 in 28 matches, and the German has praised the Belgian worldwide. "They work all week preparing for the game, so it is another challenge".

As Manchester City now face Chelsea on Sunday, Ederson was quizzed about this tough sequence of games and the team's secret not to struggle with it: "It's a very hard run".

"We lost too much control, we did not know what we should do".

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Nottingham Forest sent them packing in the FA Cup and Manchester City recorded a comprehensive 3-0 victory in the EFL Cup final last weekend.

Even one of Wenger's former players, Martin Keown, has urged Arsenal to "throw in the towel" for the Frenchman's own good. We were superior to Arsenal's team. "Last season we won our last few games and we have been able to carry that on", he says.

The table-toppers have scrapped the traditional pool split between the squad when they pick up a trophy. When you look at the end of the game, Man City had three shots on target and we had two.

Arsenal are sixth in the Premier League, although the difference in points between them and Chelsea in fifth is the same as Burnley in seventh - a mere eight points either way.

"Antonio Conte has already given a lot to English football and, if he leaves, he will be missed", Guardiola said of the Chelsea manager. We need to stay hungry.

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