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13th Mar 2017

Arsenal fans think Sky Sports News ‘savaged’ poor Arsene Wenger with this genius editing

Amazing. Very clever but very cruel...

Nooruddean Choudry

Very clever and very cruel.

Despite getting through to yet another FA Cup semi-final and ensuring a day out at Wembley following their defeat of Lincoln over the weekend, many Arsenal fans are still revolting. They want a change of manager and they want it yesterday.

Poor Arsene Wenger has been at the brunt of all sorts of public criticism of late, and Saturday’s quarter-final win did little to heal the wounds of losing 10-2 on aggregate to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. For many, enough is enough.

Many point to the stark difference between Arsenal under Wenger at the peak of his powers, and Arsenal under Wenger now – and there are many ways to make that point clear. But Sky Sports News may have achieved it in the most perfectly brutal way possible – thanks to clever editing.

Their edit from Arsene sipping champagne to hurling his bottle of water in the clip below is both seamless and brutal. Winner to loser in a split second. It didn’t go unnoticed by despairing Gooners at home…