Wenger, despite missing the Champions League proud of the players Arsenal
Although Arsenal on Sunday as the fifth ended in the Premier League, and thereby failed to qualify for the Champions League, is a trainer Arsène Wenger proud of his players.
“We have under hostile conditions played. The players were there stronger in the last two months. I am very proud of them,” said Wenger after the match with Everton.
The ‘Gunners’ won with 3-1 by Everton, but because competitors Manchester City and Liverpool also zegevierden, Arsenal next season in the Europa League.
With the “hostile circumstances” referred to by Wenger, who is an expiring contract at the Emirates Stadium, on the criticism of the media and its own fans. Many supporters see him go, and they also often find.
According to Wenger, these expressions are the players and himself are not in the cold clothes sitting. “We had during this season, a difficult period. For me personally, it was also not easy,” he said, without something to let loose about his personal future.
The Premier League-duels of Sunday
Thanks to Paul Pogba knew Manchester United a good dress for the Europa League final against Ajax.
Crystal Palace was defeated.
José Mourinho granted many players a rest.
The 36-year-old defender took a publiekswissel farewell to Stamford Bridge.
The ‘Blues’ won at home by Sunderland.
Chelsea got after the last race of the season for the Premier League trophy.
Georginio Wijnaldum scored for Liverpool.
Arsène Wenger handle with Arsenal for the first time, alongside a Champions League ticket.
Manchester City pulverized Watford.
Tottenham Hotspur pulled off at Hull City.
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The 67-year-old Frenchman is aware that he has a disappointing season behind him. Since 1996, when he coach Arsenal, qualified for the London club, always for the Champions League.
“It is a sad day, because we put ourselves for the first time in twenty years. We come up a point short, and that is not easy. We had a difficult period after we were eliminated by Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but we have learned from them. The important thing now is to get this team together.”
Arsenal plays next on Saturday against Chelsea in the final of the FA Cup. The expectation is that Wenger, after this match, will publish after more than twenty years leave the ‘Gunners’.
Liverpool won Sunday thanks to a hit by Georginio Wijnaldum with a 3-0 Middlesbrough and ended up as fourth. The team of coach Jürgen Klopp as a result of the preliminary round of the Champions League.
“We have larger opponents had, but this was the match of the season. The pressure was great, but we are Liverpool and have to perform”, the 49-year-old Klopp is aware of the interests that are at stake.
“Everyone knows where we are points, but we will improve. A club like Liverpool will hear the Champions League to play.”
Klopp is convinced that he can achieve with Liverpool. “I am very proud of the boys. We have a lot of work and are a unit. Now we need to continue to build.”
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