Sam Allardyce says Arsene Wenger (right) will not disclose his decision on his own
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has received called from fans for him to step down when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Arsenal are already out of the title race and face missing out on Champions League qualification this season.
Wenger says he will not reveal his decision over a new deal, which Express Sport understands has been offered to the Frenchman.
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Arsenal fans protest against Arsene Wenger outside London Colney training ground
Tue, April 4, 2017
Arsenal fans are spotted protesting against manager Arsene Wenger outside the Gunners' London Colney training ground
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Arsenal fans protest against Arsene Wenger outside the Gunners' training ground
We've all had it but we're tough enough to deal with it
And Crystal Palace manager Allardyce says fans will have to wait for a joint statement from Wenger and the club.
Asked if Wenger should be making his plans for next season known, Allardyce said: "Not really, that's a conversation that the club has, not Arsene himself. The whole club decides if you're going to make an announcement or not, not just the manager."
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On the protests against Wenger, which have varied from small-scale chants inside the Emirates to a plane flying overhead at an away trip to West Brom, Allardyce said: "It's the norm… today. It's what you have to accept across the board as a manager, that there will be criticism thrown your way at some stage if people think you're not achieving what you should achieve.
Wenger's current contract at Arsenal expires at the end of the season
Allardyce's Crystal Palace side face Arsenal on Monday night
"We've all had it but we're tough enough to deal with it. He's been an outstanding manager in this league for 20-odd years so I'm sure he will be fighting with his players to put things right.
"And they had a very good victory last night, 3-0, which showed they bounced back and as always it will be a hugely tough game for us because of the quality of their players."