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Arsene Wenger is set to remain at the Emirates against the wishes of a small section of the Gunners crowd.
A minority group at the Emirates on Saturday protested against the manager in the hope there will be a change at the Emirates this summer but those fans are set to be disappointed as Wenger is likely to remain at the club beyond the current campaign.
According to the Telegraph via the Metro, the club’s majority owner Stan Kroenke still trusts Wenger and the French man will be in full control of the club beyond the current campaign. Wenger is already working on potential summer signings and will not be sacked this summer.
Wenger who has admitted he is hurt seeing fans protesting and questioning his commitment insists he will remain at the Emirates beyond the current campaign but ruled out staying as long as Alex Ferguson did at Manchester United.
He said: “I give my best for this club. You don’t spend 19 years at a club – like Alex Ferguson spent 26 (years) – without every minute of your time, you give your whole life for that and try to do as well as possible.
“One target is to keep 100 per cent of people happy.
Unfortunately I wasn’t able to do that this season.”
When asked if he could replicate Ferguson’s longevity at Arsenal, the Frenchman said: “No, no, never. Don’t worry.”
Wenger is set to mark his 20 year anniversary at Arsenal this summer and has ruled out emulating Ferguson by spending up to 26 years at the club. However, there is a growing belief amongst fans that next season would be the Frenchman’s last should he not be able to deliver the league title.