The debate surrounding Arsene Wenger and whether or not he’s the right man to lead us forward will likely always remain, yet few can deny that the legendary boss has made some crucial decisions this campaign.
Some came by way of the boss rectifying mistakes he has made in the past, while others consisted of some brave decisions which have benefited our season.
As we face an FA Cup final, a chance to add a trophy to our third placed Premier League finish would represent a good season considering the position we found ourselves in earlier on this campaign.
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Here are five of Wenger’s most defining decisions this season.
5. Reverting back to 4-2-3-1
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A horrid injury record has been accepted as the reason behind our horrendous start to the season, but Wenger’s obsession with a 4-1-4-1 system didn’t help matters.
With a number of new players and the lack of a holding midfielder, the boss decided to deploy a system which increased the strain on our deepest midfielder, thus exposing Mathieu Flamini and Mikel Arteta’s lack of quality.
Around the turn of the year however, the boss returned to the system which allowed us to storm to the summit of the Premier League last year.
Our form and quality of football had returned.