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What the fourth official said to Wenger during Arsenal 0-3 Man City was just savage

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Manchester City ran out comfortable 3-0 winners in the Carabao Cup final after Arsenal failed to put up much of a fight.

Pep Guardiola's side are 13 points clear at the top of the table - and it's no wonder they're 27 points clear of sixth placed Arsenal.

The Gunners have steadily declined under veteran manager Arsene Wenger and they're surely the worst they've ever been under his charge.

The 68-year-old Frenchman is coming under increasing pressure in north London and failure to qualify for next season's Champions League could be the breaking point.

"You have to accept being criticised when you lose games," said Wenger. "But I believe we have to recover quickly. We got to the final, we lost, so now we have to focus on the next Premier League game.

"When you lose 3-0 of course you have to look at defending better, but I still feel like for large periods we defended well, but we lost concentration sometimes and against good teams you pay for it.

"It’s not the application that was missed it was the concentration at key periods that was missed. The second goal was a big goal in this game and for me, it was 100% offside."

What the fourth official said to Wenger

As the one-sided encounter drew to a close, three minutes of stoppage time was shown by the fourth official.


Feeling frustrated, Wenger approached Graham Scott and asked why more time had not been added by Craig Pawson.

They were 3-0 down at the time and the long-serving Arsenal manager received a savage response from the fourth official.

The most bizarre thing about the humiliating incident is that Wenger told reporters about it in his press conference.

Hayters journalist Simon Collings shared the hilarious exchange on Twitter.

"Why do you want more time?" - Absolutely savage!

Watch Wenger recount the incident with the fourth official in his post-match press conference.

Arsenal face Manchester City in the Premier League on Wednesday night, desperately needing a win to keep their top four hopes alive.

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