Will he stay or will he go?
That is the question on everyone’s lips regarding Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
The Frenchman’s contract expires at the end of the season but it’s believed he has already been offered a new deal to stay at the Emirates.
But, will he sign it?
Well, following the Gunners’ disappointing 3-1 defeat at West Brom on Saturday, Wenger revealed that he has already made his decision.
"Don't worry, I know what I will do in my future. You will soon know. Very soon. You will see. Today, I don't necessarily worry about that. I know what I do," said Wenger.
Many fans would think that, after such a terrible result, that decision would be to leave the club.
However, Arsenal fans should start preparing for Wenger to remain at the club.
What Wenger told Pulis
That’s because the 67-year-old told West Brom boss Tony Pulis that he will be staying following their loss at the Hawthorns.
“I’ll be surprised if he goes,” Pulis said after the game.
Asked why he was so convinced, Pulis added: “Because he told me.”
And for those Arsenal fans that don’t trust what Pulis said, several reports emerged on Sunday night claiming that Wenger does want to stay at the club.
The Mirror reports that Wenger will have talks with the board on his future with him determined to remain at the helm in north London.
That decision would be in spite of the fans’ protests during their defeat against West From on Saturday lunchtime. A plane was flown over the stadium that read: “No contract #Wenger Out”.
There were also plenty of "Wenger Out" banners emerging in the away end as Arsenal’s top-four hopes took another blow.
However, there’s no doubt that some Gooners want Wenger to extend his stay come the summer. That could be identified with a second plane saying: “In Arsene We Trust”.
But despite that pro-Wenger message, the majority of Arsenal fans will be outraged if he is still their manager come the start of next season. Arsenal are in real danger of finishing outside of the top four for the first time since Wenger was appointed in 1996 and it looks increasingly likely that north London rivals Tottenham will finish above them.
Only time will tell whether Pulis' claim has any truth to it.
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