Wenger In? Arsenal fans back on board as FA Cup final spot is secured

The Gunners forward is delighted to have seen his long-serving manager commit to a new two-year contract, with stability important at Emirates Stadium

There may be a few more twists in the Arsene Wenger saga at Arsenal following a FA Cup semi-final win which has helped to turn opinion back in his favour.

The Frenchman has endured a testing 2016-17 campaign, with an inability to right recent wrongs in Premier League and Champions League leading to increased calls for him to step aside.

He is, however, still going strong some 20 years after his arrival in north London and has made it clear throughout the protests and probing questions that he will not back down without a fight.

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His side have not shown too much of that quality as the pressure has mounted, but a 2-1 extra-time victory over Manchester City on Sunday has Arsenal back in the hunt for major silverware.

There is still plenty of work to be done by Wenger, with Premier League leaders Chelsea waiting in the FA Cup final and a top-four finish far from guaranteed, but he can count a little more support for now.

With the ‘Wenger Out’ campaign having taken on a life of its own at times, social media was awash with those eager to take an opposing stance following the Gunners’ win over City at Wembley.

Not everybody was happy though...

Arsenal are next in action on Wednesday evening against reigning Premier League champions Leicester City.

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