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Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Given Knockout Blow By Former Club as AS Monaco Run Gunners Ragged

The Gunners are on the brink of another last-16 exit.

Arsenal were handed a bitter blow in their hopes to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2010.

Much of the pre-match talk was dominated by Arsene Wenger facing his former club Monaco for the first time having spent 18 years at Arsenal.

In the first half however, it seems as though his players might have though that it was the Arsenal’s boss’ testimonial.

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Today being 7,466 days since Monaco sacked Wenger (via the Express), his Arsenal side couldn’t offer him any revenge.

The nature of the tie was summed up in one sentence by Matthew Dunn of the Express: “Quite simply, Monaco were the hungrier side, snaffling up goals with each of their first two shots on target.”

It was Monaco’s first knockout fixture in ten years, with a average age of 24 year of age and with a depleted squad, it was an astonishing and shameful result for Wenger.

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