Nobody turned on Arsene Wenger quicker than Piers Morgan did when Arsenal’s season began to spiral out of control.
Morgan had to watch as a run of two wins in seven league games from February to April ended the Gunners' hopes of ending a 12-year wait for the title.
Leicester City, of course, went on to become champions and while Arsenal fans delighted in watching Tottenham’s title charge end in disappointment, many remain bitterly disappointed that this season has turned into a battle to finish in the top four.
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The likes of Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott all went missing at the business end of the season, much to the chagrin of fans who thought this was their year.
The past few months have shown that Wenger needs to spend in the summer transfer window, and the foibles of this current Arsenal squad can be seen in Morgan’s combined Arsenal and Leicester XI.
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Just three of Wenger’s players make the team; Petr Cech, Hector Bellerin and Mesut Ozil.
And there’s a strong case for Kasper Schmeichel, who has kept seven clean sheets in his last 10 games, to replace Cech, too.
Check out Morgan’s XI below.
This is just Morgan’s opinion, and there are few harsher critics than the TV host. And while Laurent Koscielny has had a fine season, his team is a reflection of the impressive teamwork that has inspired Leicester to the title.
Individually, Arsenal’s players are superior. But when it comes to achieving a shared goal, Claudio Ranieri’s side have proven themselves to be the best in England.
Morgan's Twitter rants
Morgan hasn’t failed to hide his displeasure at the current regime, posting lengthy rants on Twitter calling for Wenger’s departure.
“Leicester’s success exposes Wenger as the greatest excuse-merchant in world football history,” he told his 4.9 million followers.
On Friday, the Frenchman appeared to blame the fans for their failed title bid. The 66-year-old told reporters his players have been forced to play in a “very difficult climate” at the Emirates Stadium this year.
Morgan took offence to this, using Wenger’s words against him on social media.
“WENGER LOGIC," he wrote. "Leicester, no cash no stars, 12pts ahead of us. #fanstoblame. Spurs to finish above us in PL for 1st time ever. #fanstoblame”.
The TV host has claimed to know “for a fact” that Wenger has been offered a three-year deal to stay at the Emirates but, regardless of whether that is true or not, the Arsenal boss will be expected to spend big in the summer.
The fact that eight Leicester players are included in Morgan’s combined Arsenal/Leicester XI proves that something isn’t quite right in north London.
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