Arsenal to stick with Wenger despite 6 in 10 fans wanting him out

ANI| Last Updated: Apr 09, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

London: Arsenal is reportedly not ready to pull the contract they have offered to current boss Arsene Wenger at the end of the season, even though 63 percent of the fans want him to walk away this summer.

The club has agreed to an extension to Wenger`s contract, whose term as Arsenal`s manager ends this summer, but the current boss is delaying his signing until the season end.

According to, 63 percent of more than 4,000 readers want Wenger to quit this summer and Arsenal`s failure to win the FA Cup and qualify for the Champions League could make the Frenchman`s position shaky among fans.

Despite growing uncertainty from within the club over Wenger`s decision to continue if the season ends badly for the club, the board members are reportedly backing his reign and not thinking about withdrawing their offer.

Arsenal face Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday, and if they win they would go up against either Hull City or Sheffield United at Wembley, while the Champions League fate is now out of their hands after the 3-0 defeat to Everton, the report added.