Under fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has refused to confirm that he will be at the club next season, reports The Daily Mail.
The Frenchman has come under increased pressure following Sunday’s loss in the Carabao Cup final to Manchester City, with former Gunners legend Ian Wright amongst those calling for him to step down, saying he could not make a case for him to remain as manager beyond the end of this season.
Meanwhile the club itself leaked a shortlist of the men who have been lined-up to replace him – Leonard Jardim of Monaco, Celtic’s Brendan Rogers, German national coach Joachim Low, and former Arsenal player Mikel Arteta.
Responding to questions from reporters ahead of Thursday’s clash with Manchester City, Wenger was in feisty mood, telling the assembled media that he had “turned the whole world upside down to respect his contracts” and that he had rejected approaches from Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and PSG during his time at Arsenal.
“My job is to focus on performing and my job is to perform” said Wenger. “It’s for other people to judge me, it isn’t for me to evaluate that.”