It’s the one Arsenal fans have been waiting for.
The club’s long-standing manager Arsene Wenger has finally revealed when his future at the club will be decided – and it’s after the FA Cup final on 27 May.
It goes without saying that the Frenchman has been under increased scrutiny this season, after yet another underwhelming campaign, which saw Arsenal once again fail to mount a serious Premier League title challenge.
What’s more, they’re in danger of finishing outside the top four and have even finished behind their North London rivals Tottenham in the league.
As a result, Wenger has faced numerous protests by supporters calling for him to resign as boss.
And with his contract at the club coming to an end this summer, speculation surrounding his future has reached fever-pitch.
However, speaking ahead of the Gunner’s final game of the season this weekend, Wenger was coy about where he stands.
He said: “There are many aspects to be discussed at a board meeting. One is what happens with the manager.
“I don’t know what will happen at that meeting.
“Many aspects of the football club have to be discussed, one of them is the manager, the players who could be coming in or leaving.
“We are likely to get an announcement after that.”
Wenger’s future could hinge on whether the Gunners qualify for next season’s Champions League, with the club currently sat in fifth place, a point adrift of Liverpool in fourth and three behind third-placed Manchester City, but with an inferior goal difference.
Arsenal host Everton in what could be Wenger’s final game at the Emirates, while Liverpool play relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield and City travel to Watford.
Wenger added: “We have to do our job, we are professionals and want to win. We are on a good run and all we can do is win our game on Sunday. After that what happens to me is less important.
“I am here to serve the club and the best way to do that is by winning the next game.”