Defiant Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has not thought about quitting the job this week, despite enduring more disappointment in a challenging season.
The Gunners boss has found his position under intense scrutiny, after a midweek 3-1 defeat in the Champions League by Bayern Munich followed on from their shock FA Cup exit at home to Blackburn and Capital One Cup loss to Bradford.
The 63-year-old - whose side are set for an eighth season without silverware - reacted angrily earlier this week to "lies" the club had already opened talks over a new deal, with his current contract set to expire in 2014.
However, despite the negativity surrounding his squad, Wenger says he is not about to walk away from the challenges ahead - insisting his desire for the job burns as bright as ever.
Asked directly if he had considered his position this week, Wenger replied: "Never. Not one second.
"I don't think that (motivation) spark has anything to do with the length of your life. It is just that's...