Arsenal January signings,Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have claimed that the who team is solidly behind their embattled coach Arsene Wenger.
Wenger has been under great criticism and pressure after Arsenal’s 3-0 defeat to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final.
Arsenal, presently sixth on the table and with just 45 points and if not careful will miss out the second time on the champions league spot.
Arsenal host Man City tonight (Thursday) night at The Emirates amid reports of a dressing room revolt against Wenger.
But the Gunners’ new signings have dismissed such claims and have vowed to show they are playing for the long serving manager.
The pair training with the Arsenal team on Wdnesday ahead of the EPL crash with Manchester city on Thursday.
“It is a pleasure to work with him. Of course, it is not very easy for him,” Mkhitaryan, who is set to return against City, told Sky Sports.
“But we have to play for the club, for him, because he is a big role model for this team, a big person at this club, so we have to show we are ready to fight for him.
“It’s not the easiest time for the club, but we are here to help, do our best, and put Arsenal on the level that it was before. I know it’s not going to be easy, but we’re trying, and doing our best.”
Aubameyang added: “He is a great manager, everyone knows it.
“It is not an easy moment but we have to give our best to show him that we play for him and give everything for him.”