WrestleMania 33: Arsenal supporters take the Arsene Wenger debate to WWE's showcase event

A 'Wenger Out' protest was spotted at WWE WrestleMania 32 

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A ‘Wenger Out’ poster was spotted at WWE WrestleMania 32 on Sunday night, as one intrepid Arsenal supporter took the anti-Wenger protest stateside.

The embattled Arsenal boss is facing the most difficult period of his 21-years in charge at the club, with aggrieved supporters hiring vans and light aircraft to pressure the Frenchman into stepping down at the end of the season.

And now one supporter has even taken the campaign to the US, holding a Wenger Out banner at the WWE Showcase of the Immortals event.

But the WrestleMania crowd were not united in their disdain for Wenger, with another fan being snapped wearing an Arsenal shirt and proudly holding a ‘Wenger In’ sign, posing in front of the wrestling ring.

This is not the first time that a Wenger Out banner has been spotted in an unusual place.

A large banner even appeared at a World Cup qualifier between New Zealand and Fiji, which was attended by just 500 people.

Wenger has repeatedly insisted that he will not retire at the end of the season although he has remained ambiguous on his future at the club.

However, after Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday, Wenger claimed that the performance could act as a turning point for the rest of the season.

"Mathematically, it's not the best operation today, not for City and not for us. But we have the confidence gained and we have to restart now," Wenger said.

"We started with a high level of anxiety and were punished straight away. Overall I felt it was a mental test and overall you could see the team was touched on the confidence front. The fluency of our game suffered.

"We have shown great mental resource. The worst time in a football game to concede is just before half-time. On top of that, we lost (Laurent) Koscielny and in the second half we came back to 2-2.

"Overall it will help us to build confidence because the players certainly showed some mental strength and that will help us to come back to our natural fluency."

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