Associated Press  |  Last updated February 18, 2013
Angered by criticism of Arsenal and claims about his future, Arsene Wenger's irritation boiled over publicly ahead of Tuesday's Champions League showdown with Bayern Munich. Arsenal's last chance to end a trophy drought stretching back to 2005 is in Europe after being knocked out of the FA Cup by second-tier Blackburn on Saturday. Wenger was frustrated Monday by continued questions about that loss, and grew angrier when asked about a report claiming he is in talks about a new contract. Wenger said: ''I deserve a bit more credit than wrong information that has only one intention - to harm.'' Turning to one reporter, Wenger asked: ''Why do you look at me?'' The Frenchman is facing mounting calls from some Arsenal fans to leave the club he has managed since 1996.
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