Arsenal board to back Arsene Wenger with £70m?

Arsenal board to back Wenger?
© PA Photos
Reports suggest that Arsenal's board will back Arsene Wenger with £70m to spend in the summer.

The Arsenal board will reportedly show their backing for manager Arsene Wenger by entrusting him with £70m to alter the team's fortunes next season.

The Frenchman has come under pressure recently as the Gunners' wait for a trophy looks likely to stretch into an eighth season.

Fans were left frustrated following an FA Cup exit at the hands of Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, before Wednesday's defeat to Bayern Munich added to their misery.

The North London club are also in a battle to qualify for Champions League football next season and lie fifth in the table.

Some have now questioned Wenger's long-term future at Arsenal, but The Mirror suggests that 63-year-old will be offered the full support of the Emirates hierarchy at a meeting later today.

Thomas Vermaelen
Read Next:
Vermaelen: Wenger "is the right man"
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163