Arsenal are considering sacking Arsene Wenger if the attendances at The Emirates doesn’t increase according to BBC ‘pundit’ Chris Sutton via The Daily Star.
Having finished fifth in the Premier League last season, the Frenchman’s future was on the line but the FA Cup triumph against then-Premier League champions Chelsea last year May salvaged the Gunners season as Wenger was offered a two-year extension in return.
However, despite bringing in the likes of Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in the in the last two transfer windows, Wenger has guided the club to an underwhelming season yet again with the Gunners 13 points adrift the top four, and their whole season now depends solely on winning the Europa League, highly unlikely given our semi-final opponents.
The North London club has regressed drastically under the tutelage of Arsene Wenger within the last two years and with the fans showing signs of frustration by boycotting games at The Emirates recently, the board might consider his future at the end of the season as the poor attendance will affect revenues, the only thing they seem to care about these days.
Chris Sutton speaking on BBC Radio via The Daily Star said:
“Is that the tipping point?, the fact that the Emirates, it has been empty. It has. I went to the Watford game, nobody there. If you’re the owners, and we’re talking about a money-making exercise, then they will be looking at that situation and ‘how are we going to get these people to come back? Arsenal fans have given up…”
The 2-1 defeat at Newcastle last week Sunday represented a new low for the club as they have failed to win a single game away from home since the turn of the year in the Premier League.
Wenger will be hoping his side can return to winning ways when they take on West Ham at The Emirates on Sunday as Arsenal’s season limps to a very disappointing close.