I’m sending out a plea to all Arsenal fans going to tomorrow’s home game against Wigan - fans that still have an open mind. If Arsenal lose, destroy Arsene Wenger - give him both barrels! Demonstrate your voracious disgust in the strongest possible terms.
I know a lot of fans are still sitting on the fence, but tomorrow’s your chance to jump off the fence for the benefit of Arsenal Football Club.
Even if Arsenal beat Wigan, the club’s Champions League fate will still hang in the balance until the last game of the season on Sunday. But, should Arsenal lose tomorrow night, they will probably be consigned to fifth place, and the board should be left under no illusions that the manager’s performance is seriously inadequate – his position untenable.
If Wenger scrapes fourth there’s a danger that the board might offer him a new contract and consign you all to another five years of seriously expensive yet totally abject boredom and failure. They may offer him a new contract regardless, but might yet be swayed by supporter opinion.
The board will not listen to you at various meetings or AGMs, and supporter groups are well-meaning but ignored – all avenues are being deliberately cut off to immunise the board and Wenger from criticism.
However, one has to ask why Wenger has not been offered a new contract when he has already signalled his desire to stay at the club. The board could be looking at where Arsenal finish in the league, so if Arsenal lose tomorrow night (however doubtful), you may have a chance to help make the board’s mind up for them.
Remember, from Ivan Gazidis own mouth, it will be the supporters that signal the end of Wenger’s reign (because he hasn’t got the balls to do it). Should Arsenal lose, tear into Wenger – but not the players. It’s not the Arsenal players’ fault the manager is no longer fit for purpose.
I know a lot of Arsenal fans read this blog throughout a season, despite writing very infrequently, about half a million, so think on. Tomorrow night could be your last chance before you consign the club to another five years of complete dross. Do you want 8 years of nothing to become 13? Do you want to be sitting here in 2018 still ruled by a selfish dictator drunk on excuses that’s only interested in his salary and personal job satisfaction?
If Arsene Wenger signs a new contract at the club, I’m turning my back on it indefinitely. That’s how strongly I feel. I’m willing to give up almost 35 years of passionate support and will stop watching all Arsenal games and probably focus on a local non-league club.
I know many disillusioned fans have done just the same having become sickened by the self interest and egotistical indifference of modern day board members; of which, to all intents and purposes, Wenger has somehow been allowed to become one. The Arsenal board and manager are trading on your loyalty and abusing it to the maximum.
Although at every home game there is now 10,000 empty seats, unfortunately, most supporters are too unprincipled and weak to give up their Arsenal fix, which is why they allow this farce to continue by continually shelling out extortionate prices for season tickets, even if to sell it on to other supporters that don't turn up.
Albeit remote, as Wigan are likely to be knackered, should Arsenal lose tomorrow night it could be your last chance to be heard for five long years. So vote with your mouths before Wenger banks another £40m of your hard earned.
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