Arsenal fan Piers Morgan: Jurgen Klopp should replace Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger

The outspoken Gunners supporter has stated that the Borussia Dortmund manager could revive the club’s fortunes.

Arsenal slumped to a 2-1 defeat in the North London derby against Tottenham yesterday, with the White Hart Lane outfit leapfrogging the Gunners on the Premier League table as a result.

Despite winning three titles in his tenure with the North London club, a section of the Arsenal support has seemingly lost patience with the Frenchman and are campaigning that he leaves the club.

Firmly of that opinion is Piers Morgan, who has stated that it is time for the former Monaco boss to stand down from his role at the Emirates Stadium.

“My view is that Wenger has had more than enough time,” Morgan told talkSPORT.

“Which top four club in the world would keep a manager who had won one second-tier domestic trophy in ten years? To me this is completely unacceptable.

“Our recent form has been exaggerated. We had a very good performance against Manchester City away, but I was at Southampton when we got hammered on New Year ’s Day and our record against the top four or five teams over the last few years has been absolutely terrible...shocking.

“We’re sixth in the league, we’re out of the League Cup and yes, we’re still in the FA Cup, but the big yardstick for a team like Arsenal always should be the Premier League, and we have absolutely no hope of winning the league, yet again, for the tenth year running, and we’re only in February!

“So I simply say to Arsenal fans who disagree with me: At what point of failure do we say, ‘this is not good enough’, and we try someone else?”

The outspoken television host also stated that Borussia Dortmund’s Jurgen Klopp would be an ideal replacement if Wenger did leave.

“I will stand by the person I have been calling for a couple of years, and that is Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund,” Morgan continued.

“He took a team that was really struggling and he’s won the Bundesliga title twice in the last five years against a Bayern Munich team many believe is one of the all-time great teams.

“He’s dynamic, passionate, the fans and players love him and he’s 20 years younger than Wenger. We need to give someone like him the chance to come in and I believe he would be brilliant for us.

“If we don’t get him right now, when there’s a very real chance to get him, he will end up at another big club and do brilliantly for them.”

Arsenal are now 14 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea and face a battle against the likes of Tottenham and Southampton to face int he top four this season.

Spurs have never finished ahead of Arsenal in Wenger’s tenure at the North London club but are currently a point ahead of the Gunners after yesterday’s victory.

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