Oxlade-Chamberlain 'didn't mean' to like anti-Wenger tweet

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The Arsenal midfielder appeared to endorse a video calling for the long-serving manager to step down after the 3-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has claimed he did not mean to 'like' a tweet calling for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to be sacked.

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Gunners fans noticed shortly after their 3-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday that the midfielder had seemed to give his approval to a video posted by YouTube channel ArsenalFanTV titled 'WENGER NEEDS TO GO'.

Oxlade-Chamberlain later tweeted, however, to clarify that the like was accidental and not a reflection of his actual views.

With Wenger under severe pressure following the comprehensive loss at Stamford Bridge, however, not all Arsenal fans were convinced of the 23-year-old's innocence.

Arsenal are third in the Premier League and now 12 points behind Antonio Conte's Blues, who they beat 3-0 earlier this season at the Emirates Stadium.

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Since that meeting at the end of September, however, Chelsea have lost just one league match and and taken 49 of a possible 54 points.

Wenger is out of contract at the end of the season and said this week that he would make a decision on his future based on his "gut feeling".