Arsene Wenger just became the first manager to win the FA Cup seven times
The Frenchman has now set a new record, but what does it mean for his future?
Arsene Wenger has become the most successful manager in FA Cup history after overseeing a record seventh triumph on Saturday as his team secured a 2-1 victory against Chelsea at Wembley stadium.
7 - Arsene Wenger has won the FA Cup seven times, more than any other manager in history. Legend. pic.twitter.com/K57voREmzD— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 27, 2017
Having stumbled home fifth and missed out on Champions League qualification, criticism of the Gunners boss reached has unprecedented levels.
The 67-year-old is still facing protests from a number of supporters who do not want him to sign a new deal at the Emirates Stadium, with his current contract expiring next month, and many are asking whether he will continue to stay on.
Yes. Brilliant. Should have had 3 or 4. But good end to season will #wenger stay? That's the big question— 😃 Sam Inspires 😃 (@ThisIsSamAdams) May 27, 2017
Now that Mr Arsene Wenger has won the Emirates F.A. cup, will he stay on as Arsernal FC manager next season- 2017/2018 football season?— Sifiso J. Mamba (@SifisoJMamba2) May 27, 2017
You think Wenger is staying now he's won the cup? @DEaglesfield 😂— Tyler Jefferson (@tjefferson164) May 27, 2017
But delivering a seventh FA Cup win, his third in four years, Wenger might have given himself plenty of ammunition ahead of the board meeting that will decide his fate next week.
Arsene Wenger on his future: "We have an important meeting on Tuesday. By Wednesday or Thursday next week it will be clear." pic.twitter.com/sDEDM0ibWq— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) May 27, 2017
Arsenal Wenger is in such a good position going Into that meeting on Tuesday— *StevieDE83* 🏴 (@StevieDE83) May 27, 2017
But whatever the outcome, the Frenchman will certainly be remembered for rewriting FA Cup history.
Wenger can hold his head high.— Scott McCarthy (@MenaceF1) May 27, 2017