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Arsenal Supporters' Trust will tell Gazidis that Wenger must go

Arsenal Supporters' Trust will tell Gazidis that Wenger must go

The "Wenger Out" banners were out in force at the Amex Stadium while sections of Arsenal's travelling fans chanted for the axe to fall. I can just stand aside and salute him. They have reached the final of the Coppa Italia (they knocked out a very good Lazio team), and they have won their last six matches in all competitions without conceding a single goal. They are solid, organised and playing like a team capable of challenging heavyweights Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund for the Europa League trophy.

While AC Milan are seventh in the league table at the moment, the Rossoneri are going into the last 16 tie with momentum behind them due to their form under new coach Gennaro Gattuso.

The Gunners are away to AC Milan on Thursday night in the opening leg of their last-16 Europa League clash.

Hughton added: "But we're all professionals around here and, come tomorrow, our thoughts have to be on the next game - can we get more points to make it even more comforting?"

After 22 years working under the same manager, the Gunners find themselves in a hard situation.

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With the gap to the Premier League's top four now at 13 points with nine matches left, winning the Europa League represents Arsenal's best hope of a return to the Champions League next season.

However, according to reports in The Sun, Arsenal's stars are strongly opposed to the appointment of Arteta, with some said to be unwilling to play under their former teammate.

"We have a saying over at Arsenal, victory through harmony", Kroenke recently told the Woj Podcast. We are in a negative spiral and it is hard to get out of this, but step by step, we know that we can come back stronger. Maybe we are at a time change is coming and surely the board and owner must realise that. "Certainly we've got a good mentality, so let's see how far this gets us".

That was in the Champions League, a competition Wenger successfully qualified for over 19 seasons before missing out previous year.