Arsenal’s centre-back Johan Djourou seems to think that all the criticism targeted at Wenger at the start of the campaign was uncalled for and that the manager’s philosophy is what took the club to the current level. According to the Swiss defender Manchester City is not the example people should follow, but Arsenal.
“He doesn’t deserve it. Maybe we wouldn’t be here if he had another philosophy.
“If he was going to buy £20m players in every position then we wouldn’t be here. It’s a philosophy that’s been great and we have to repay him for that.