Arsenal’s business model restricts Wenger but benefits the club in long-term - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsene Wenger has never been under greater pressure in the 16 years he has spent as Arsenal manager. Following Arsenal’s penalty shoot out defeat at the hands of Bradford City in the League Cup, Wenger is being attacked over the same old issues.
What Arsenal, and football fans in general, need to bear in mind is that the Frenchman is working within a strict business model engineered to benefit the club over the coming seasons.
Any Arsenal fan would happily bear the current form of the side and the recent record of the side if it meant a solid chance of winning the Premier League title and the European Cup over the next three to four years.
However, football fans are an impatient bunch so it’s important to look at Arsenal’s immediate objectives and how they can grow and recover from this latest setback.
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