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CITY VIEWS: WHERE DID IT ALL GO WRONG FOR ARSENE WENGER AND ARSENAL THIS SEASON?

LEONIDAS KOUKOS | LLOYDS REGISTER
“It went wrong years ago. Wenger has put too much emphasis on youth and hasn’t balanced the side up with experience and big-game performers. They have also suffered with injuries and the squad has been found wanting without sufficient back-up.”

MATT FAGAN | DEUTSCHE PFANDBRIEFBANK
“The fact Sol Campbell has been their best player of the last few weeks probably says it all. It’s all well and good playing pretty football but Arsenal need a leader. There were a few players on Sunday whose heart didn’t appear to be in it and Wenger needs wholesale changes in the summer.”

PHIL MERSH | LLOYDS OF LONDON
“Bearing in mind not many people expected Arsenal to finish in the top five this season, it’s actually gone better than expected. But how many more years can a club of this stature go trophyless? Wenger is a legend and must stay, but he needs to spend some money in the summer.”