Angry Wenger rails at contract story “lies”

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Arsene Wenger has hit out today after a newspaper article suggested Arsenal were set to offer the Frenchman a new 2 year deal. Coming in the wake of Saturday’s abysmal FA Cup defeat to Blackburn, it seems very unlike the sort of information a club might leak in those circumstances.

Yet The Sun ran with this today:

wenger_deal

When pressed about it at his press conference, a reportedly angry Wenger said, “That is the wrong information. It comes from nowhere and it’s completely wrong. It only has one intention: to harm.”

Far be it for Arseblog News to question the integrity of a news organisation as august as The Sun, but if you were looking to run a story to get people talking and, more importantly, to buy a copy of your newspaper, this would certainly be up there. We know that this would be a first for The Sun, simply making something up that has no basis in fact just to sell papers, but these things can happen.

A bit like all those other stories which claim a £70m summer “war chest” and are attributed to the club leaking the information to make people feel better, when in reality it’s the easiest, laziest, hit-whoringest kind of story you can put out under these particular circumstances.

There’s certainly a discussion to be had about Arsene and where we go from here, but it’s not helped when the media try to create anger about issues that don’t exist.

Our suggestion is to believe nothing, except what we tell you. You can trust us. Honest. Look at these eyes, would we lie to you?

And for more information about our honesty, simply send your credit card details,  your original birth cert and a cheque or postal order for £20 to Arseblog: 7, Dublin and we’ll send you our free booklet.

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Voldermort
Voldermort
7 years ago

Was on talk shite this morning too. Tells you everything you need to know about this story. That and the fact they were punting that Stuart Robson was due to comment on it.

remember the invincibles, because we aren't good anymore
remember the invincibles, because we aren't good anymore
7 years ago
Reply to  Voldermort

It is ‘lies’. Have you seen that fuckhead journalist John Cross’ latest article on the Mirror. “Wenger Meltdown”. Bullfuckingshit. What a complete utter twat. No respect for people these days. We lost yes. But enough of our manager taking shit from some stupid bunch of jounalists who actually don’t care about the club. What the fuck is that story. I watched him on Fans forum the other day and thought he might be a journalist with a little sense. Clearly he’s just like the rest. “Wenger Meltdown” is just intended to be overly negative toward Wenger. Ridiculous. He has a… Read more »

JustAnotherMong
JustAnotherMong
7 years ago
Reply to  Voldermort

Why do you people listen to talkshite?! I’ve never heard anything remotely substantial or even interesting on that program. Here’s an idea…if we all stop listening they might fuck off and put something better on instead.

TomJ
TomJ
7 years ago

Here’s an idea. Lets not spend a penny on Arsenal tickets, programmes, merchandise, until they start listening to us

Mikel Artekkers
Mikel Artekkers
7 years ago
Reply to  Voldermort

…why were you listening to talkshite? Isn’t the drive to work bad enough?

Exiledgooner
Exiledgooner
7 years ago

The Sun: Spouting shit consistently since 1964.

Comedian
Comedian
7 years ago
Reply to  Exiledgooner

Isnt sun run by van pussy?

glenn
glenn
7 years ago
Reply to  Comedian

No, he just thinks the sun shines out of his arse…

DB10
DB10
7 years ago
Reply to  Comedian

Does he like the direction in which the sun comes up?. Doubt it

TomJ
TomJ
7 years ago
Reply to  Comedian

Fucking hell. Another Arsenal story and within a few comments we are on about the skunk. Forget about Van Persie, the prick is gone. Besides, he’s top of the goal scoring charts, top of the league, well positioned in the CL and in the next round of the cup. You think he gives a flying fuck what anybody here or at Arsenal thinks? Give it up talking about him like a bitter ex who got dumped, just forget the cunt and lets give him fucking hell in April

DB10
DB10
7 years ago
Reply to  Comedian

Yeah sorry for even typing his name, here goes.

_ _ _ = CUNT!

Bonjour
Bonjour
7 years ago
Reply to  Exiledgooner

What a disgusting “newspaper”, run by one of the most despicable people on the planet – hell i would rather have Alisher Usmanov ram me up the ass than have the Murdochs buy any Arsenal shares

The Dude
The Dude
7 years ago

I will expect [sic megalolz] you to tell me Arseblog.

Renan Metsik Romeo
Renan Metsik Romeo
7 years ago

I love him and I appreciate everything he has done for us, but I think he should go, we need a new manager. I’d be happy if we get Laudrup.

Parlour
Parlour
7 years ago

I agree with you, but I don’t think Laudrup is ready for Arsenal, we must take an experienced manager.

Fergie the Gooner
Fergie the Gooner
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

Just because he’s young doesn’t mean he couldn’t do the job. Mourinho won the Champions League at 41 let’s not forget. The problem I see is what decent manager with lots of experience is going to want to work for a club where you don’t seem to be able to buy players and have so many off the field problems? We’ll end up with someone who’s only in it for the money and be worse off than we are already. At least Arsene has an emotional attachment to the club! That and I just don’t trust the suits to make… Read more »

Midfield Corporal
Midfield Corporal
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

I fear David Moyes I ticks all the boxes this board wants ticked.

As soon as I saw this story I thought it was mischief making. I don’t know why anyone reads the tabloids, you only have to hear the tripe they come out with on The Sunday Supplement to realise they make these stories up based on hearsay and assumptions.

He's got no hair but we don't care...
He's got no hair but we don't care...
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

David Moyes is perfect for us.

1. Plays good football.
2. Can manage on a ‘small’ budget.
3. Very experienced.
4. Fantastic man motivator.

Midfield Corporal
Midfield Corporal
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

I would hate to have Moyes at this club, his record of results in cups, merseyside derbies and against the to four is very poor. I think Everton is his level, he’s not bold or adventurous enough for The Arsenal. I wouldn’t want to watch his football either.

Voldermort
Voldermort
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

The truth is it really doesn’t matter who we the fans want, or if your pro wenger staying or not. The board will make the decision either way and I honestly do not think any decision will be based on football matters. It will be made purely on a financial basis.
We can argue all day as to whether arsene has run his course or not but from a boardroom perspective they have the right guy and the club financially is in great shape.

deano
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

I agree Parlour people are getting carried away about Laudrup. Rodgers and lambert were being praised to the hilt last season both struggling in there new bigger jobs.

He's got no hair but we don't care...
He's got no hair but we don't care...
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

It’s been clear for a while that AW has reached the end when it comes to motivation of players. that (amongst other things I know!) is why players leave and I dont want that to happen to Jack.

There is no way Moyes would do worse than AW right now.

Also,if the board will only make a decision on the bew boss purely on financial terms, we might as well stop supporting our beautiful club now.

TomJ
TomJ
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

Volder make the point here, its all the same, the board will make the decision and it wont make one iota what we think. Moyes would be their obvious selection, cheap, loyal and works with a shoestring budget. Stan and Ivan are probably wet thinking about the 4 million wages they will save on the manager per season. I fucking hate them. Kroneke is ruining Arsenal

TomJ
TomJ
7 years ago
Reply to  Parlour

Imagine these cunts will be in charge of selecting our new manager. At least we had ambitious people like Dein employed at the club when Wenger was employed. Now it will be Kroneke, Gazidis and Fox, fucking football gurus. Frightening

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago

you want this and you want that.

Thing is, the Board comes up with checklist, looks around and finds that they have their man already.

igor stepanovs
igor stepanovs
7 years ago

gooner in manchester makes a fair point. i’m not anti-wenger although i think it’s right that questions are being asked (i’m not yet convinced that the answer is to sack him). what a lot seem to miss is that we DON’T have a huge amount of money compared to those above us (and some of those below). true, we’re not hard up – but we simply can’t afford galactico salaries within our current setup. so the question is, can anyone do BETTER than wenger within the same budget. i’m not yet convinced the answer is “yes” although i’d love to… Read more »

AFC
AFC
7 years ago

@a gooner in Manchester Absolutely agree. I suppose that’s what the board does every time we lose, the fans boo or after any other incident. The thing is, that is a very easy solution. The board should make more efforts to try to do everything possible to make this club better. Of course it’s is difficult to find someone “better” than AW but then again, if you don’t try how can you possibly find out? Back in the 90s, the AW experiment could as well have gone terribly wrong. I think AW is still “good” for Arsenal but I really… Read more »

robbie kahlow
robbie kahlow
7 years ago

Yes complete shite from the sun. It’s a ten year deal

Hatecrew
Hatecrew
7 years ago
Reply to  robbie kahlow

No no no I heard it was a lifetime deal with the biggest “war chest” ever not to spend.

not a nigerian scam
not a nigerian scam
7 years ago

credit card details and original birth certificate”

gooner
gooner
7 years ago

Arseblog has gone Nigerian

TrueNigerian
TrueNigerian
7 years ago

Wow. Is that how bad my beloved country is now ?

gooner
gooner
7 years ago
Reply to  TrueNigerian

I take it back.

not a nigerian scam
not a nigerian scam
7 years ago

Seems legit

kevs
kevs
7 years ago

yeah, let him spend more money on new gervinhos next summer.

Pat
Pat
7 years ago
Reply to  kevs

Or some Cazorlas, Podolskis, Artetas, Girouds, ox’s, Mertesackers or the odd Monreal..

ChrisGoona
ChrisGoona
7 years ago
Reply to  kevs

Man stop chatting out ur ass. Henry was criticized when he first arrived, so too was Bergkamp, Song and countless others. I am not saying Gervinho will 100% make the grade and become a regular we can count on, but I have seen enough to understand why Wenger bought the guy.

Dick Swiveller
Dick Swiveller
7 years ago
Reply to  ChrisGoona

Problem is, we’ve also seen why nobody else bought him.

I know it’s harsh but we need attackers who can stick it in the back of the net or create the chances, half-creating or half-finishing isn’t good enough. He deserves a little longer as if he started sticking them away or his team-mates start anticipating what he’s gonna do, he’d be very useful.

AFC1970
AFC1970
7 years ago

I haven’t got £20 will two tens do?

Norwad
Norwad
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

Seems legit.

A N Other
A N Other
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

5 fivers is £25.. Are you charging interest for paying in more notes?

orangsoul
orangsoul
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

I think you’ve missed the very old joke AN Other

Modhabobo
Modhabobo
7 years ago

As blogger says, this is just newspaper BS, much like the £70 million war chest is club PR BS. 2012, The Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal were ‘sitting on a £57million transfer kitty’ – the day after Arsenal went out of the FA Cup to Sunderland and a few days after their 4-0 defeat to AC Milan in the Champions League 2011 the Daily Telegraph said Wenger would have a ‘player budget of around £40 million this summer – Telegraph story was the week after that 4-4 draw with Newcastle. 2010, The Daily Star reported that Wenger would go on… Read more »

DoubleDoubleDouble
DoubleDoubleDouble
7 years ago
Reply to  Modhabobo

Out of curiosity, how do you know that all the stories about spending money are club PR, and not just bollocks made up by the media as well?

Jim Jimminy
Jim Jimminy
7 years ago
Reply to  Modhabobo

Straight off football365 mediawatch. Busted.

up4grabs
up4grabs
7 years ago
Reply to  Modhabobo

Title hopes??? Now there is a novelty

pauly bear
pauly bear
7 years ago

Only thing is. He prob will sign a new contract.

Andy Mack
Andy Mack
7 years ago
Reply to  pauly bear

The vast majority of supporters hope he does.

BozzaB
BozzaB
7 years ago

The Shite newspaper and Talk Shite, talk nothing but shite!! won’t ever waste my money on shite or my time listening to shite… else I too would be full of shite!! 😛

Judgement day (once more)
Judgement day (once more)
7 years ago
Reply to  BozzaB

Plants and trees grows because of shite, never forget!

Limp Bar
Limp Bar
7 years ago

Where did you go to school??

DoubleDoubleDouble
DoubleDoubleDouble
7 years ago

Exclusive.

Journalists keep using that word, I do not think it means what they think it means.

deano
7 years ago

Wow just seen it. He certainly blew a fuse

Oz
Oz
7 years ago

Hi Blogs…
re. the “£70m summer “war chest”: that wasn’t made up by the press…
Gazidis said it at the Last Arsenal AGM. He also mentioned it as fact last summer.

Modhabobo
Modhabobo
7 years ago
Reply to  Oz

so club PR BS then? assuage the masses with lies of how we are competitive.

Oz
Oz
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

Hi Blogs… I watched it on the AGM video on the Arsenal.com website. Gazidis’s wording was something like: “Arsene has a £70 million to spend when he wants.” It was in response to a floor question about (lack of) new players.

Hatecrew
Hatecrew
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

If this is true, i’m not saying it isn’t, and Wenger are sitting on that kind of money, without strengthening the squad with proper talent, then his time is up. If he has the money to make a difference without using them he should get sacked this very moment.

DoubleDoubleDouble
DoubleDoubleDouble
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

As per Hayley Wright’s transcript: Q: You talk about how ambitious we are. I believe fans and board have different ambitions. Estimates by outside bodies say our uncommitted cash reserves are at £70m. Is this money really available for Wenger to use? IVAN: We don’t talk publicly about the money we have available despite being transparent. We certainly do make the money we have available for reinvestment into the team. That doesn’t mean that we spend every penny in each transfer window. We have forward commitments, debt and future operating costs. Within constraints, all money we make is available to… Read more »

evertsen
evertsen
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

heh, blogs gets thumbs down for commenting at his own site

Live for Arsenal
Live for Arsenal
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

I would say he has more than the £70m quoted by Gazidis. Cash reserves are over £150m – that’s published in the accounts, so it’s a fact. I would imagine only a small portion of that needs to be kept as a reserve, Man Utd keep about £40m aside. So Wenger could probably push the boat out up to £110m. I really don’t understand why this is debated, It’s pretty obvious how Wenger operates. He thinks he has the players and doesn’t need any more. To buy more would be admittance of failure, and he’d – evidently – rather get… Read more »

Mike Dexter
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

if my comment gets through moderation, maybe it could help explain the situation a bit.

BEST IN THE WORLD
BEST IN THE WORLD
7 years ago

Not sure but my heart will not be able to take 2-3 more seasons like this one ..

Sam
Sam
7 years ago

Story’s in the Telegraph too. I do believe that Wenger is considering offering himself a contract extension. I mean, it’s him who decides isn’t it?

damien joyce
7 years ago
Reply to  arseblog

I think stewart robson there is implying that wenger is lord and high almighty at Arsenal, if he decides himself that he needs/deserves a payrise and contract extension, then take it out of the “70m warchest” he will!!!!

g clarke
g clarke
7 years ago

Arsenal should sue the rags and talk sport

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago
Reply to  g clarke

there are hundred of others waiting to come in. So, don’t waste your energy on that.

deano
7 years ago
Reply to  g clarke

Good way of making more money

AFC1970
AFC1970
7 years ago

I do find the Wenger issue is confusing. There a big bit of me that thinks he should now go but and it’s a big but I do not trust the board/owner to get a BETTER replacement. Therefore I find myself in a Wengeresque state of indecision or maybe not. Wenger out or maybe In or…

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago
Reply to  AFC1970

I’m afraid, sacking AW will send the club in turmoil, considering the business and footballing model under which the club is being run. Any new manager would likely demand loads of money to buy ready pros, scrape off the youth development plan and the club will end up with super-rich owners.

Dick Swiveller
Dick Swiveller
7 years ago

Nah, there are plenty of smart young managers that understand the value of youth development, especially when you have less money than those around you. I think any guy that comes in will continue the development policy i.e. bringing in the talent when you can but supplementing with the most talented, experienced players you can afford. Not sure there’s anyone better than Wenger readily available but there’s a reason we keep collapsing at the same point every season, and if he can;t figure out why or solve it, it couldn’t harm to give another fella a go. That’s the point,… Read more »

ChrisGoona
ChrisGoona
7 years ago
Reply to  AFC1970

I don’t believe we can find a more suited man for the role. The guy understands our club culture, the football we want to see, the ambitions of the club, and our morales we have as Arsenal supporters. What I would like to see is more football minded people brought in around him. You look at Barcelona, Real Madrid, Man Utd even, they have quite a few members of experienced staff with footballing knowledge. At this moment of time, there is nobody at the club who can help guide the club forward from a footballing perspective.

Fatgooner
Fatgooner
7 years ago

Wenger should do the decent thing now and tell the club that he’s leaving at the end of this season. He’s taken the club as far as he can and by staying he will only continue to damage both himself and Arsenal Football Club.

When I saw the story in The Sun this morning I didn’t believe it either: it wouldn’t make any sense. My guess is that Gazidis and Kroenke are waiting to see whether or not we finish fourth. If we don’t then I believe that Wenger will be sacked.

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago
Reply to  Fatgooner

you Fat sounded like a corrupt FBI inspector trying to persuade an innocent citizen to accept a charge of crime so that he would not face severe jail sentences.

Norn Iron Gooner
Norn Iron Gooner
7 years ago

Well what do you expect from a paper that employs Antony “I hate Arsenal” Kastrinakis?

Every single fucking story that beady eyed little cunt writes is about Arsenal and is alway negative/inflammatory.

Eg- Saturdays sun, he does a story with Arjen Robben (another cunt) and asks why do Arsenal not win trophys anymore, Robben replies ” because we keep selling our best players..” and BAM!, another ‘EXCLUSIVE’.

Odious little fucker he is.

gooner
gooner
7 years ago

Don’t worry. When Ramsey scores tomorrow, i’ll shoot some twat at The sun and we all claim his streak has turned to press guys

Matt
Matt
7 years ago

“Beady eyed little cunt” is a great description. I’ve never seen him, but I know what he looks like just from that.

Jenkinsagna
Jenkinsagna
7 years ago

Whatever really happened, we are in a dark, sad place right now – a day before we play the hardest team we will probably play this season.

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago
Reply to  Jenkinsagna

we will dig ourselves out of this hole.

we will turn BM over.

Adipure11
Adipure11
7 years ago
Reply to  Jenkinsagna

A dark and sad place? In the knockout stages of the champions league? In 5th in the league after 16 years of 4th or higher. I cannot believe how impatient and entitled you are. There are far worse places to be and teams to support. I suggest you man up and support your team, massive match tomorrow.

fofo
fofo
7 years ago

Laudrop everyone wants. Does he have experience to manage the calibre of arsenal players. He is over rated. Winning medals with messia xavi and iniesta on your team does not require any coaching experience.

Mental Strength
Mental Strength
7 years ago
Reply to  fofo

I would like to see Jurgen Klopp as the next Arsenal manager.
He has succeeded in winning league titles with a young team, something that AW has tried and failed to do.

Szic
Szic
7 years ago

yeah. Would be a good replacement.

shuggietodd
shuggietodd
7 years ago

Jurgen Klopp

Cons – Can’t speak English
Pros – Can’t speak English, so the press can’t put words in his mouth!

deano
7 years ago

I’d love Klopp could probably get Gotze and Reus aswell but it seems he is rather a loyal guy rumour has it he has already turned down Liverpool and Chelsea saying he is happy where he is. He also stated a couple of weeks back he is looking forward to doing battle with Pep next season.

Inigo Lopez
Inigo Lopez
7 years ago

He has succeeded in winning league titles with a young team, something that AW has tried and failed to do.

What a fucked up comment. Do you even follow BudesLiga? Totally different football climate. You really think, Klopp could win PL? He is a fantastic man manager, but below par tactician just like AW.

goonerbegood
goonerbegood
7 years ago

Hello Peeps, I must again say, i really feel for wenger , all the rubbish he has to deal with whenever we loose a crucial game, but then again it is to be expected. The board continue to hide behind the manager, they continue the same trend year in ,year out, we was here last year, the year before last ,even before that one , and i ask them , the board aren’t they tired of been labelled as not doing enough.??? It is not about war chest , it is not about wenger , it is not about the… Read more »

Aero
Aero
7 years ago
Reply to  goonerbegood

No trophy in 8years. The fact that this is a reauiremnt is a requirement is great as it means we have a high standard. Had Wenger gone years ago I doubt we would have changed that earlier mentioned stat. Would would be the likely scenario is; we would have ha a few Mgrs since and we would have spent more on players as a result and we would have more dead weight and less structure and stability. We may well have been having the same sentiments as we do now anyway. Wenger may leave and leave on a low but… Read more »

Jenkinsagna
Jenkinsagna
7 years ago
Reply to  Aero

True – the only reason any other manager would want to come to arsenal and would have a chance when he got here is because of Wenger.

GiveMeWhatWengersSmoking
GiveMeWhatWengersSmoking
7 years ago
Reply to  Aero

“Would would be the likely scenario is; we would have ha a few Mgrs since and we would have spent more on players as a result and we would have more dead weight and less structure and stability ”

Now how the hell do you know that?

Aero
Aero
7 years ago
Reply to  Aero

@GiveMeWhatWengersSmoking
Just look at the past, facts you know simple things like that.
Look at all the clubs that have had numerous changes, in all leagues.

A new manager will always sign players cannot always shift older ones for whatever reason.

It can’t be guaranteed but using your brain a little and possessing some observational skills is how one can, ‘ in the hell know that.’

ChrisGoona
ChrisGoona
7 years ago
Reply to  Aero

Well said there. Every season we have been written off yet we still come back and challenge. We have had quite a few miracle seasons challenging with the resources we have been up against. Saying that we should have done better over the last 8 years, we have underachieved due to various crucial long term injuries, and crumbling under pressure with a young team when it mattered. If I was on the board I would do everything I could to keep Wenger at the club. He simply needs more help. We shouldn’t have sold all our experienced players post invincibles… Read more »

GiveMeWhatWengersSmoking
GiveMeWhatWengersSmoking
7 years ago

But what if this story is true? Maybe the board are more deluded than Wenger?

Stranger things have happened like £7 million a year for a manager who’s won nothing in the last 8.

The Sun
The Sun
7 years ago

Every story we put out is ( cough quietly in hand ) true.

Karl
Karl
7 years ago

Oh and also your mothers maiden name please (for security purposes of course).

Big Dave
Big Dave
7 years ago

Anyone see the video of the conference? Tabloid journalists are cunts full stop, but think AW behaved very poorly and if anything fuelled the tabloids more shit to stir. As tempting as it is go on the attack, AW should rise above it. He lacked any dignity. The bit where he basically told the female reporter to shut up about the last game was just emarrassing. Part of me does think “good on him” but really in my eyes he came across as a mad man.

neutral
neutral
7 years ago
Reply to  Big Dave

That is the problem with Wengers rants, when I read the transcript on the BBC website I also had the impression he had gone over the top once again. Don’t act like it’s the reporters fault their asking you about Saturday.

Vote Here
Vote Here
7 years ago

An idea to see the general opinions of arsenal fans.
Click green for yes and red for no! Simples

1: should wenger stay?

Vote Here
Vote Here
7 years ago
Reply to  Vote Here

2:Are the sun and other such establishments cunts?

Vote Here
Vote Here
7 years ago
Reply to  Vote Here

3: will Arsenal go through to the next round of the champions league?

Big Dave
Big Dave
7 years ago
Reply to  Vote Here

Should I have peas or beans with my sausages and chips tonight?
Peas – Green.
Beans – Red.

Treegle
Treegle
7 years ago

Wenger = LANS

vox1977
vox1977
7 years ago

Over it…. Arseblog said it right today, you watch from the sidelines as an amateur and feel that the game will get away from you. I have no idea how Wenger is seeing things… and that is obviously the Arsenal way and how they want to be. I love Arsenal. The complacency has to end. It is that simple… I cant remember a United side in the last ten years even on bad days put in so many lacluster perfomances and fo me that has been the difference over the last thee years. Against Real, United did a job and… Read more »

PGunner
PGunner
7 years ago

Credit card details on way – from this you may deduct £7.56. Postal order for £6.44 and a cheque for £5.00. I’m sorry I can’t pay the full £20.00 at this point, I need to leave myself a £1.00 war chest to safeguard for the uncertain future. Birth cert will also be enclosed and an Arsenal vs Millwall programme circa 1989 signed by Perry Groves to make up for the £1 shortfall (I had it valued at 86p in 2011 so it must have appreciated by 14p since then, probably more). Yours faithfully, PGunner

Page 3
Page 3
7 years ago

For that kind of money I’d expect to see some ‘interesting’ photos on Page 3. And I’m not referring to pictures of Olivier Giroud flexing his biceps wearing nothing else but Speedos.

Groverider
Groverider
7 years ago

You must think we’re stupid!
I’m not sending anything if you don’t provide a postcode.

Yegor
Yegor
7 years ago

Anyone who reads the sun needs their head checked

The Sun
The Sun
7 years ago
Reply to  Yegor

Any head doctors on here?

deano
7 years ago
Reply to  Yegor

I buy the sun cheaper than toilet roll.

Andy Mack
Andy Mack
7 years ago
Reply to  deano

And it come already full of sh1t!

Chris Leebowski
Chris Leebowski
7 years ago

having just watched the press conference, i wouldn’t be surprised if tomorrow’s headlines read “WENGER BEATS JOURNALIST TO DEATH WITH MICROPHONE”

tom
tom
7 years ago

Wenger generally open and ready to answer any question for the press – and in return he gets abused, Maybe he should take the fergie approach and stop talking to them. On a side note I read this morning about how arsenal are in crisis and whats going wrong at the club, no one has mentioned one of the biggest issues… the lack of support on matchday by our fans. unfortunatly we have some of the worst supporters in the country, people who cheer ironically when our keeper catches the ball (when he is having a bad game), people who… Read more »

Pingpong
Pingpong
7 years ago
Reply to  tom

Arsenal football club can blame itself for fans who are fed up.

up4grabs
up4grabs
7 years ago
Reply to  tom

Interesting point because we have some of the best away supporters in the country and the really poor performances this year have been at home. You have to consider that as costs of tickets go up so do expectations. Thinking about it though Emirates has never been “home” in the same way as Highbury was either to players or fans.

tom
tom
7 years ago
Reply to  up4grabs

yes true – and you see the feedback from the players after away games, it looks like they appreciate the passionate support a great deal (the biggest goal celebrations this year have been away).
im sure playing in front of 60,000 passive supporters who groan more than cheer can not be that motivating, no wonder our players look so much more nervous than other teams – lack of support creates stress and doubt and thus performance suffers.

alex cutter
alex cutter
7 years ago
Reply to  tom

It’s pathetic to blame the fans for the club’s poor showing at home.

E5Gooner
E5Gooner
7 years ago

The big thing for me is that a story about being offered a new contract, which for every other manager would be a good thing whether its made up or not, has provoked this reaction from Wenger. He knows that staying on beyond the end of his contract is not a good idea.

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago
Reply to  E5Gooner

you are going to register to a psych ward soon

Jim Jimminy
Jim Jimminy
7 years ago

I belive Wenger on this, i mean he hasnt told us any fibbs before has he…

pigsinspace
pigsinspace
7 years ago

nice to see Arsene owning a reporter… i’m not happy with the team but tired of the tabloid hacks jumping on any bandwagon they can find… making up shite does not mean its an exclusive….

The Sun
The Sun
7 years ago
Reply to  pigsinspace

Exclusive SHIT

Now it does.

Arseblood
Arseblood
7 years ago

I like Pelagrini at Malaga…..he’s top draw. If Wenger signs a two year contract that will be a 10 year wait for a trophy. Bayern and Villa…two defeats will mean the end.

a gooner in Manchester
a gooner in Manchester
7 years ago
Reply to  Arseblood

end of the month

Mike Dexter
7 years ago

was going through the comments here… well, let me just clarify (to a small degree) the whole 70 mil. nonsense if you’ll permit me. Jan 2012 – http://www.goal.com/en-gb/news/2896/premier-league/2012/01/31/2877644/arsenal-executive-ivan-gazidis-defends-transfer-model-we “…we can’t afford to spend £50-70 million on an individual player…” Sept 2012 – http://le-grove.co.uk/2012/09/28/arsenal-have-70million-in-uncommitted-funds-transfer-kitty-chelsea-game-will-be-biggest-grossing-in-history/ click-whoring sites like ^^^ start this transfer kitty nonsense anew. Oct 2012 – http://news.arseblog.com/2012/10/arsenal-agm-2012-report/ Ivan skips past a question concerning the supposed “70 million cash reserves” in the snake-like manner that suits him. Dec 2012 – http://metro.co.uk/2012/12/12/arsene-wenger-on-the-ropes-as-arsenal-fans-demand-club-overhaul-3314519/ the 70 million figure is mentioned again by AST spokesman Tim Payton. rumours at the time spoke about how this… Read more »

Darren Bailey
7 years ago

Yet again we r being laughed at !!!! AND R JUST NOT GOOD ENOUGH

i want to boff giroud and im not even gay
i want to boff giroud and im not even gay
7 years ago

A mate of mine works with podolski’s brother graham. And he reckons wenger went round theirs yesterday and asked to borrow luckas’ parker pen what he uses whenever he changes teams. Changing teams? That sounds like ‘signing contracts’ to me!! Wenger took it and as he walked out he turned round to pod and went ‘nice one, I’ll bring this back as soon as I’ve you know whatted that new you know what what they’ve offered me’

NCGunner
NCGunner
7 years ago

The whole situation with our beloved Arsenal sucks out loud with big hige bullhorn right now.

Utter cuntery by “media” outlets like the Sun used amusing to read and get a nice chuckle out of, when we are at least firmly in with a shout for all honors. But on the back of two cup exits to lower league assclowns and sitting 5th behind F-ing Sp*rs….this kind of constant drivel is becoming depressing.

For fuck sake Arsene, Board, Gazidis….sort it out already you are killing us.

Mr Stone
7 years ago

try to create anger about issues that don’t exist……That line there, the word try specifically! Unfortunately too many of our fans actually believe every word the sun and talksport and other wipe your arse on types say, it is a shame and farts in the face of everything our motto and the whole History, Class, Tradition thing…Our fans are really letting us down, in times of trouble, when things get hard, you know who the real fans are, and it isnt the one slagging players of during games, booing and ruining any decent atmosphere or feeling of fight at the… Read more »

Merg
Merg
7 years ago

Anyone else seen that Alien headed prick Silvestre’s post on twitter https://twitter.com/IamMSilvestre/status/303267760832663552 he has some cheek! one of the worst I have seen at the emirates

jason
jason
7 years ago

Why shouldnt the guy let off some steam? if anything it shows he generally does care and I hope he does a Fergue and ignores the biased media for a while.

Also I always respect a manager who defends his player over a Manager that sells his players down the river when things dont go his way.

I think we will see a reaction from the players tommorow.

jason
jason
7 years ago

Also guys I like to keep positive so if your like me read this article I like a positive article ones in a while.

http://yankeegunnerblog.com/2011/06/30/arsene-wengers-lost-team/

Too Drunk To Be Offside
Too Drunk To Be Offside
7 years ago

The only positive to the whole thing is that Wenger was embarrassed by this and that is why he was so angry. It is clear to him and indeed the board, that the results are not enough and giving him another contract reflects poorly on the club’s ambition. That this message has gone through is important. Wenger knows that results have not been good enough, and while it is clear that Wenger will not be sacked but, a mutual parting of ways is more on the cards, perhaps even helping with his replacement. I hear Moyes is not committing on… Read more »

Inigo Lopez
Inigo Lopez
7 years ago

Work with a shoestring budget

Biggest myth ever.

Heitinga for 10 mil, Distin for 8, Bilyaletdinov for 12mil.
Yak was a lot too and pissed away a ton for Beattie, Kroldrup and Davies with big wages.