Has anyone seen Arsene Wenger? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal’s 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday only papered over cracks that are fast becoming chasms.
When a team once talked about as the English Barcelona are reverting to swan dives in order to score goals, something isn’t right. And it is becoming clearer by the week what that something is.
Arsene Wenger isn’t Arsene Wenger anymore.
He no longer bears any resemblance to the man who brought innovation and invincibility to North London.
When he was first appointed in 1996, the question on many fans’ lips was “Arsene who?”
Those not au fait with French or Japanese football saw the appointment as left-field, but with further investigation (and hindsight) Wenger’s CV already looked impressive, in both achievements and football nous.
While Wenger’s first managerial post at French club Nancy was disappointing, what does any manager learn from instant success? Only that success is easy when it is anything b...