Koscielny calls on Arsenal 'to stay together, to fight together'

Koscielny calls on Arsenal 'to stay together, to fight together'

Koscielny calls on Arsenal 'to stay together, to fight together'

The Frenchman has won three Premier League titles, one of which included going an entire season unbeaten, as well as seven FA Cups and one Champions League final appearance with the Gunners.

Koscielny refused to give up on the idea of bridging the 13-point gap which now separates them from the top four in the Premier League, but also acknowledged that it would be hard to catch those above them in the table.

Europa League success now offers the only route back into the Champions League for 2018-19, with the Gunners prepared to switch their focus to continental competition - much like Manchester United did last season.

Everton have always been looking for the right manager to take them from a solid mid-table side to a club that can challenge for Champions League football in the Premier League.

"I feel Arsenal have gone". All they wanted to do was beat Norwich on Saturday. I can't see Arsenal being able to live with them. They went 'Bang, see you later.' Off again, who's the next fighter.

"They know that Wenger is the man who will take the blame, and that's a problem".

The Premier League newcomers have enjoyed a decent first season in the Premier League and now sit in tenth place, only four places behind the Gunners.

The bookmakers' favourite for the job is Italian Carlo Ancelotti, the former AC Milan, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich boss. The loss against Brighton was Arsenal's third in a row and their eighth loss in all competitions since the turn of the year.

The behind the scenes changes included the appointment of Raul Sanllehi, formerly Barcelona's director of football, which could indicate that out-of-work ex-Barca coach Luis Enrique could be a target.

In a game that demands quick success, Wenger's replacement will need patience from the fans and consistent support from his employers and that, in football, is often hard to secure.

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