Arsene Wenger remains tight-lipped about his future

The Arsenal manager has come under increasing pressure regarding his future at the club.

BY Sinéad Farrell 16:30 Wednesday 22 March 2017, 16:30 22 Mar 2017

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Arsene Wenger says he still has 'no news' on a decision about his future as manager of Arsenal.

The Frenchman's position at the club has come under increasing pressure of late, on the back of Arsenal's dismal run of form. 

Last weekend's 3-1 defeat to West Brom was Arsenal's fourth loss from their last five Premier League games, which leaves them in sixth place on the table.

Following the West Brom game, Wenger claimed that he would confirm his plans regarding his future at the club 'very soon,' but he has yet to publicly announce his final decision.

In an interview with beIN Sports, Wenger said that he is determined to steer Arsenal through this rough patch.

"My news is that I have no news for you. No matter long I will stay I will be committed and completely focussed as long as I stay at the club. How long I stay doesn't really matter because as long as I'm there and completely focussed on what is the best for the club.

Image: Arsenal fans demanding that Wenger not be awarded a new contract.

"We are going through a difficult period on the results and so I think it's much more important to focus to get it right again. We're suffering a lot at the moment but as well, it's not when you take a little distance and put things into perspective, we have two games in hand, we are in the semi-final of a cup to prepare against (Man City).

"Our season will be decided on how well we respond to the difficult period we have.

Arsenal are currently 19 points adrift of table leaders Chelsea and are effectively out of any contest for Premier League honours.

Wenger says that ambitions at Arsenal have changed, and they are now focused on securing a high finish on the table.

"You can basically say that if you don't win the championship it's not a successful season and I can understand that. But you take clubs like Liverpool who have never won the Premier League and they're a big club. The championship will be won by Chelsea and every year only one (team) will win it.

"Of course it will be a disappointment not to win the championship, and after that, you have to do as well as you can. We're in a position where we have to fight to finish as high a position as we can."

"People judge your work. My job is not to judge, my job is to produce and let other people judge."

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