Arsene Wenger has reportedly ‘promised’ to leave Arsenal next season if they struggle to compete for the title again.
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While Wenger only signed a new two-year deal last week, rumours are already circulating that he could leave before 2019 if Arsenal fail to compete in the league again next season.
According to the Mirror, the Frenchman has agreed to leave himself if the Gunners once again struggle, as apparently some of the board members and even Stan Kroenke’s son, Josh, remain unconvinced that he’s the right man to take Arsenal forward.
This makes sense considering Wenger has always said that if he feels he can’t help his beloved club anymore, he’ll leave, and while Arsenal finished fifth last season, the 67-year-old obviously still feels he can bring something to the table.
Despite finishing second in the 2015/16 season behind unlikely winners Leicester, Arsenal haven’t genuinely competed for the title in years, so Wenger will have his work cut out.
Saying this, the boss always sees out his contracts so it’s doubtful that he will actually quit, even if Arsenal do struggle again.