Arsene Wenger: Why some Arsenal fans are comparing him to Robert Mugabe

  • When is a football manager like a controversial ousted ruler?

Arsenal twitterdom has found an innovative way to call for an end to Arsene Wenger’s 21-year tenure as manager: by comparing him to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.

  • Reha Kansara
  • BBC

Comparisons between the two men have been the basis for jokes all season long, but the meme really took off after Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Brighton over the weekend.

Opt 3cAnd the heat on Wenger has only continued in advance of Thursday’s Europa League match against AC Milan.

Thousands chimed in…

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