Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called out for the squad to be in unity after the discontent with Chilean star Alexis Sanchez in the recent weeks.
Sanchez who has only one year left in his current contract at the end of the season, is expected to leave the club after the incidents in the dressing room in the recent weeks as he has been the focal point in both on-field and off-field incidents with in the club over the recent days.
The results of Gunners have been most disappointing in the last month as they lost 10-2 to German champions Bayern Munich in the Champions League and have lost to the likes of Watford, Chelsea and Liverpool in the past few weeks which saw their title challenge fade away.
Sanchez have been in the media headlines as he was benched in their 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield after a reported bust up with Wenger and once again was subbed off during Bayern’s 5-1 rout in Emirates earlier this week.
After all the incidents and Gunners’ win against Lincoln City, Wenger claimed his senior players ‘are responsible for the energy’ within the team and urged them to ‘be positive about what went well’.
The manager told BT Sport: ‘You know how it is, we recently had a big disappointments in the Champions League, after that in our job you have to respond in the next game.
‘Therefore you need players who are solid mentally and united, the experience is easier when you’ve gone through difficult periods before than if you’ve never known it.’
Arsene Wenger will now look to guide Arsenal to FA Cup triumph and will also try to improve their consistency in the Premier League as the club eyes to finish in the top four to clinch a place in the Champions League next season.