Arsene Wenger leaves Arsenal: Fans react as manager of 22 years announces departure

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Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal after 22 years, and social media has had its say
Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal after 22 years, and social media has had its say

Arsene Wenger’s announcement that he will leave Arsenal has sent fans – well some – on social media into meltdown.

Wenger, 68, will step down once the season ends having won a number of honours with the north London club.

But discontent has grown in recent seasons after not having lifted the Premier League title since 2004, making his role seem increasingly untenable.

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The Frenchman has finally decided enough is enough, though, and social media exploded at the news.

Here are some of the best and worst fan, celebrity and former pro reactions.

SPOILER ALERT: It will almost certainly include comments by or references to Piers Morgan.

What a way to kick it off…


‘Wenger built the best teams’ – Neville


Woof. Opta on Wenger’s Champions League woes


We all struggle with change…


Winter on Wenger


Wenger for… Rodgers?!


Michael Scott on Wenger



‘He has given much to the game’ – Lineker


Say it ain’t so?


Probably not entirely inaccurate…


That would be quite the controversy…


Oh good, some tongue-in-cheek, too…


And, of course, Corbyn.


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