The frustration from fans reached boiling point last night when Arsenal were embarrassed over two legs by Bayern Munich in the Champions League – losing 10-2 on aggregate after suffering back-to-back 5-1 defeats.
Jens Lehmann has urged Arsene Wenger to stay at Arsenal
But Lehmann has pleaded for the 67-year-old to stay insisting he does not deserve to end his 20-year reign at the club in such disappointing fashion.
“I think he has to stay now, because he’s done so much for the club," Lehmann told talkSPORT.
“People are talking about his age, if he still has something to give and if he can influence people and they want a new manager to come in to bring fresh air.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger looks on during the 5-1 second leg defeat to Bayern Munich
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“But on the other hand it’s very difficult to replace intelligence, and we all know he is a very intelligent man and manager and he’s still got the fire.
“With all he’s done for the club I think he deserves not to go on such a bad spell of results.
“He probably needs a bit more future with some new signings, and then next season could be a completely different situation.”