“We did not play well in the two games against Manchester City”.
“I am fully concentrated on football and I want to help Arsenal”.
Wenger has called on his players to step up and do just that as they look to stop their season petering out with two months of the campaign remaining.
He is unimpressed and uncomfortable with the pressure Wenger is facing from fans, supporters, and even the former Arsenal players that have been bashing him endlessly.
Arsenal will be hosted by Milan in their UEFA Europa League round of 16 first leg. William Hill, which is one of the largest bookmakers in Europe, considers Milan the favorites in this game, as it gives a bet of 2.15 for their win.
Mkhitaryan was part of the Manchester United team that won the Europa League last season but the Armenia worldwide says it’s too early to draw comparisons with the current Arsenal side. Sometimes you have to admit that they are better or are in a better situation. Arsene makes strategic decisions every day for Arsenal. However, he has maintained that the team are going through a bad phase and he doesn’t intend to step down from the manager’s post anytime soon. Finally, I want to say to them: ‘Get stuck in!
Here are the lineups you can expect to see on the pitch at San Siro.
The north London side are in sixth place in the Premier League table and 13 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur.
But one former player on his side is Grimandi, who spoke to L’Equipe about his former manager’s struggles and the harsh words that have been said about him.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka heaps praise on his teammates for showing “togetherness” during the club’s 2-0 win over AC Milan at the San Siro in the Europa League.
Italian teams have a reputation for not taking this competition seriously but with Milan out of contention for a Champions League spot in the league this has become their priority. That’s what happened to us, we had no time to recover, no breather.
“What’s happening right now is tough, it’s hard to take for those of us at the club”, he said.
Also on Thursday night, two-time Europa League winners Atletico Madrid (2010, 2012), defeated visiting Lokomotiv Moscow 3-0.