Wenger: Arsenal fan shock

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Arsenal fans have contributed to an online poll on the subject of under fire boss Arsene Wenger.

The majority of Arsenal fans participating in an online poll conducted by ESPN have voted to indicate that they no longer feel that Arsene Wenger is the right man for the Arsenal job.

The French coach has come under fire from a section of the Emirates faithful in recent weeks following a number of sub-par performances.

Despite a late Danny Welbeck strike rescuing a point for the Gunners during their 2-2 home clash with Hull City on Saturday, many fans feel that this was another case of two points dropped.

It has been an all-too-familiar tale for Arsenal this season, as draws against the Tigers, Leicester City and rivals Spurs have seen the club fall 11 points behind leaders Chelsea - after just eight games.

With just two wins on the board to date, plus an early League Cup exit at home to Southampton, it has been a poor start to Arsenal's campaign, and with such attacking riches the Gunners should surely have fared better.

But has it really come to the point where Arsene Wenger’s position as boss can be questioned ? After all, the three-time Premier League winner has guaranteed Champions League football at Arsenal for 17 consecutive years, and only recently guided the club to an FA Cup triumph.

According to the results of the ESPN poll, however, perhaps it has reached that stage, as 57% of the 14,000 participants voted to indicate that Wenger wasn't, in their view, the right man to manage Arsenal going forward.

There are a number of possible high profile replacements, of course, but many Arsenal fans feel that Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp might be a good fit, despite having only signed a new contract last year - which takes him to 2018.

The energetic German coach has seen a number of his star players prised away from the Bundesliga outfit in recent years, making his job more difficult, and with the current dominance of Bayern Munich not particularly healthy for German football right now, Klopp might view joining a club like Arsenal as a better opportunity to compete for trophies.

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