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By James A. Lyons Jr.
The president has shifted alliance from friend to enemy
Topic - Arsène Wenger
Arsene Wenger signed a new three-year deal to manage Arsenal until 2017, renewing his commitment to the club on Friday after ending a nine-year trophy drought.
For the tens of thousands Arsenal fans lining the streets of north London on Sunday, it had been a long time coming.
The nine-year wait for a trophy was over, and the manager, who had felt the pressure of the drought, could finally celebrate on the Wembley Stadium field. For the fifth time in Arsene Wenger's 14 years, the Gunners are FA Cup winners.
Doused in champagne by Arsenal's victorious players, Arsene Wenger was a success again.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted Sunday he'll be back for another season at the club, ending speculation that he might leave after nearly 18 years at the helm.
Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday and provisionally reclaim the last Champions League spot.
Steven Gerrard scored twice from the penalty spot as Liverpool stretched its Premier League winning streak to nine matches and returned to the top of the table with a 2-1 win at West Ham on Sunday, while Arsenal was dealt another blow by a top-five team in a 3-0 thrashing by Everton.
Jose Mourinho might have been right after all. Since Chelsea inflicted Manchester City its sole home defeat of the season in February, the Blues manager has been insisting his players are not the frontrunners in the race for the Premier League title, instead sticking the favorite tag on City.
Manchester City's title charge gained further momentum with a humbling 3-0 win at fierce rival Manchester United but Arsenal's hopes of winning the Premier League were dented by drawing 2-2 with Swansea on Tuesday.
A day of drama in the English Premier League produced 32 goals - including Wayne Rooney scoring from halfway - and a referee admitting he sent off the wrong player as Arsene Wenger's 1,000th match ended in embarrassment at Chelsea on Saturday.
As he digests Arsenal's fourth straight exit in the last 16 of the Champions League, it may be time for Arsene Wenger to own up to a familiar shortcoming - his chronic shortage of strikers.
With Jack Wilshere out for six weeks, few would bet on Arsenal to win its first Premier League title since 2004.
Second-half goals from Toni Kroos and Thomas Mueller gave holder Bayern Munich a 2-0 victory over 10-man Arsenal and a firm grip of their last 16 Champions League tie on Wednesday.
Lukas Podolski scored a brace in the first half on Friday to help give Arsenal a routine 4-0 victory over third-tier Coventry in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
One third of the way through the Champions League group stage, it's no longer too early to start drawing some conclusions. As expected, Europe's big teams are already starting to pull ahead. Here are five thoughts to chew on from this week's matches:
"You could say there was a lack of fight," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said. "It's a massive worry. We have to come back with much more personality and much stronger challenges."
"I'm 100 percent determined to fight to make the top four but it will be difficult," said Wenger. "We have a run-in that is feasible but we must focus on the quality of our displays before dreaming of places."