Has anyone seen Arsène Wenger?
Arsenal’s 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday only papered over cracks that are fast becoming chasms. And as if to prove it, three days later they were knocked out of the Capital One Cup by League Two side Bradford City.
Clearly something isn’t right with a team once described as the English Barcelona. And it is becoming clearer by the week what that something is.
Arsène Wenger isn’t Arsène Wenger anymore.
He no longer bears any resemblance to the man who brought innovation and invincibility to North London.
When he was first appointed in 1996, the question on many fans’ lips was “Arsène who?”
Those not au fait with French or Japanese football saw the appointment as left-field, but with further investigation (and hindsight) Wenger’s CV already looked impressive, in both achievements and football nous.
While Wenger’s first managerial post at French club Nancy was disappointing, what does…
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