Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists the current uncertainty surrounding his future is no reason for his team’s recent struggles – declaring it “an easy excuse”.
The Gunners have suffered four defeats in their last five Premier League games and were also dumped out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich earlier this month, losing 10-2 on aggregate.
Wenger, who has never finished outside the top four as Arsenal boss, has seen his side drop to sixth ahead of Sunday’s clash with Manchester City.
Pressure has grown from an expanding section of the club’s support, calling for Wenger to leave. Mirror Sport understands he is set to remain, but no announcement has been forthcoming from the club.
Banners calling for the Frenchman to depart have become increasingly prevalent at matches, while a plane flew a ‘Wenger Out’ banner over the Hawthorns during the recent 3-1 defeat to West Brom.