Arsene Wenger calls for Arsenal fans to ‘be united like Tottenham’

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal fans to be “united” like those of their deadly neighbors Tottenham Hotspurs.

Arsenal fanbase is currently divided amid series of poor performances which has seen their title run derailed and a section of supporters are calling for the Frenchman’s exit.

During the London derby against Chelsea, one fan was shown on television with a sign read, “Enough is enough. Time to go” while there has been similar occurrence in recent seasons when any title challenge ended in an unimpressive performance.

The French man now wants his side supporters to stick with the team despite defeats, with a Champions League clash at Bayern Munich and a fifth-round FA Cup tie against non-league Sutton following this weekend’s league clash with Hull City.

But Wenger popularity could dwindle further after admitting Arsenal fans need to replicate their north London rivals.

“We are in a fight, we absolutely have to be united or we have no chance to do it,” he said.

“You have Tottenham, everyone is in the fight and everyone is behind their team. We have to do exactly the same, even if we had two disappointing results.

“Of course, our fans have been consistent and have a high level of expectation, as I have as well.

“But I don’t feel it is absolutely clear. You cannot be a fan until last Tuesday and not be a fan anymore and not be behind the team this Saturday, it doesn’t make sense.

“All the other clubs, everywhere we fight with Man United, Man City, Liverpool they have big expectations as well and big histories.”

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