Podolski spent three years working with Wenger at the Emirates, winning the FA Cup together in 2014.
The Arsenal boss finds himself under increasing pressure after a poor run of form which has seen them slip to sixth in Premier League and crash out of the Champions League.
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Arsenal fans raised banners calling for Arsene Wenger's exit after the Gunners lost 3-1 to West Bromwich Albion
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Arsenal fans raised banners calling for Arsene Wenger's exit at The Hawthorns
Lukas Podolski has defended Arsene Wenger
But Podolski, who scored in his final game for Germany last night against England, feels Wenger is the man to rectify the current problem.
"I follow nearly every match – when not live then on social media – and I don't know what has happened," he told Sky Sports.
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"Arsene Wenger is a good guy and a good coach. He built this club from nothing to now.
“It will be interesting what happens in the next few months."
He added: ”I don't know who the guy is that can replace him. He is Arsenal."