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Arsenal chairman responds as fans call for Wenger to go

The Arsenal chairman said he respected fans' opinions but played down their impact on the club hierarchy. Credit: PA

Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick has issued a statement in response to ongoing fan protests about Arsene Wenger's future as manager.

We are fully aware of the attention currently focused on the club and understand the debate.

We respect that fans are entitled to their different individual opinions but we will always run this great football club with its best long-term interests at heart.

Arsène has a contract until the end of the season. Any decisions will be made by us mutually and communicated at the right time in the right way.

– Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick


Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin honoured by the Queen

Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin has been honoured by the Queen.

Charlotte Dujardin is made a CBE Credit: PA

Dujardin won her third gold medal at last year's the Rio Olympics after winning the individual dressage event on her horse Valegro.

The rider from Enfield said she had a "good chat" with the Queen who is a keen horse-rider herself.

Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin riding Valegro


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