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Wenger hides in bunker for lap of shame Player Ratings

By Boris Mellor and Matty Sadler
May 21 2017

For the first time ever Wenger stayed near the dug out for the whole of the lap of appreciation, usually he parades around like a proud mother hen, but this time he hid. He had nothing to fear, out of respect the crowd only blamed Kroenke for the clubs decline from a once great Wenger era. They pretended that Kroenke was to blame for all of Wenger's strange decisions, and at times poor tactics.

Time to reshuffle the crowd

Wenger needs a new crowd not new players. His plans are already succeeding as the stadium is increasingly mobbed by paper ticket holders every match, and season ticket holders stay away. True today's match was not as empty as the midweek one, but then last day is more like Ascot, a match to be seen at and to see old friends, saying goodbyes until another season when there will be new hope, well hope for those who have had a frontal lobotomy; or Wenger and Kroenke have gone. If not it will be Last Year At Marienbad all over again. Even Deja Vu has a repitive feeling at Arsenal, a place where the second hand of the clock moves, but the minutes rarely turn.Boris Mellor

Matty's ratings follow:

Cech - 7. Made a number of decent stops, but wasn't overly troubled.

Gabriel - 8. Basically flawless for about 50 minutes before being stretchered off. Shame.
Koscielny - 0. Complete idiot.
Holding - 6. Not his best game. Poor on the booking.

Bellerin - 8. Our danger man and main attacking threat. Scored.
Xhaka - 6. Alright before going off.
Ramsey - 7. Alright. Great finish late on.
Monreal - 6. Don't think switching around the defence helped him. Poor on the penalty.

Ozil - 7. Did some brilliant stuff at times but was also a bit in-and-out of the game.
Welbeck - 6. Always involved but guilty of some poor finishing.
Alexis - 7. Worked hard, drove at Everton's defence and scored, but could also be frustrating a times when little flicks and back heels didn't come off.


Mertesacker - 6. Did well all things considered.
Coquelin - 5. Alright.
Iwobi - 5. Bright but missed some good chances.
In 2011, Arsene Wenger said that the top-four was the minimum requirement for Arsenal.

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Wenger hides in bunker for lap of shame Player Ratings
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21/05/2017 18:54
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Re: Wenger hides in bunker for lap of shame Player Ratings
AJ The Gunner (IP Logged)
21/05/2017 21:24
The CL Ship Just Sailed Away Without Arsenal... I Really Doubt That Wenger Can Maneuver His Way Around Thursday Night Football. Europa League??? Poor pitches, foreign cities...hmmmm Seriously Doubt That Wenger's Famous Passing and Moving Game Is Gonna Work There.

dare I say bring on the fa cup when I hope we get beaten. can't bear to watch that proud peacock rattle off how this is a sign that the season was successful. he already said we have had more points than the previous seasons. go figure! but for the sake of we fans, the fa cup can be some sort of consolation.

as par player ratings, what's there to rate when we finished 5th.

Wenger is shameless, that is all I can say. its plain ridiculous what we've become. he and kroenke are a match made in hell.

Wenger Is Gone Now So Can We Be Allowed To Breathe Now???

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Re: Wenger hides in bunker for lap of shame Player Ratings
younghansolo (IP Logged)
22/05/2017 23:15
I think we could get absolutely slaughtered at the weekend. I'm thinking of a 3-0 to Chelsea type result.

They're so full of confidence and we have no defence.

Not to mention they have a manager in the sidelines we have a walking excuse machine.

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