Wenger hits out at questions over Arsenal future

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hit out at reporters following questions about his Arsenal future and continued criticism from a section of the club’s supporters.

The Gunners boss has come under renewed pressure over the past fortnight, with Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham stretching their winless run to five games.

The weekend’s Premier League result saw the north London outfit fall eight points behind league leaders Leicester City, prompting reporters to ask Wenger whether he was still confident in his ability to win titles.

A visibly irritated Wenger said: “What I find just boring is always sitting here, after 19 years, [being asked] ‘Do you think you’re good enough?’ If not, somebody will tell me, but it’s not you.

“I have worked here for 20 years, and I’m always sitting here having to justify that I’m good enough to do the job.

“Honestly, I have no problem to cope with everything, but I find that a bit boring in the end.

“I always have to convince you that I’m good enough. I’ve worked 35 years at the top level.”

When asked whether he was paying any attention to what the club’s fans and former Arsenal players had been saying on social media platforms, he added: “I’m not on Twitter, I don’t invite anybody to go out for dinner with them.

“I work and work and work and work. If it’s not good enough, somebody will tell me one day, that’s all I can do.

“I do not worry what you say about me, or what fans say about me. I try do to do my job in the proper way, and with full commitment.

“After that everybody has a right to have his opinion. You do not make the decision [about] do I continue my job or not.”

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