Arsene Wenger reveals when future will be decided while providing treble injury update

Arsene Wenger reveals when future will be decided while providing treble injury update

The Arsenal boss says that his future will be decided at a board meeting following the FA Cup final.

As ever at his press conference, Wenger was quizzed on his future at the Emirates.

The Frenchman told reporters that no decision will be made until after the Gunners' FA Cup final clash against Chelsea on May 27.

The 67-year-old was non-committal when asked what might happen at the meeting.

"I don't know. There are many aspects of a football club which has to be discussed at a board meeting. One of those is what happens with the manager."

Wenger gave the brief update on his situation at the club amid a range of Arsenal injury news.

Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain will not feature in the club's final Premier League game of the season against Everton, while Laurent Koscielny is a doubt for the home tie.

"Chamberlain is not back and we have uncertainty over Koscielny. Tests today and tomorrow."

However, Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey is fit to participate after being forced off after 68 minute of Arsenal's 2-0 win against Sunderland on Tuesday.

"Ramsey is alright."

Wenger knows that his team must triumph over Ronald Koeman's team to stand any chance of grabbing a top-four spot from either Liverpool or Manchester City.

The Gunners sit three points off Pep Guardiola's side but just one behind Jurgen Klopp's outfit, with Arsenal needing Middlesbrough to do them a big favour against the Reds at Anfield.

"We just want everyone to play one hundred per cent in their last game, that is usually the way in England," Wenger said when asked if Boro could help Arsenal out on Sunday.

"We just have to focus on our game."

The French manager refused to be drawn on his club's chances of making the Champions League places by full time at the Emirates.

"I am not a betting man. I am against betting. It doesn't matter about chances. We are professional and we want to win."

Wenger also stated that missing out on the top four would not mean that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will leave the club.

"I don't question their focus and their determination because in every game they turn up with strong performances.

"They are under contract," Wenger added when quizzed on whether it will be tougher for Arsenal to keep their star attackers without the allure of top-level European football.

"And they behave like they want to be at the club."