Arsenal hero Arsene Wenger issues verdict on Man United fan protest after Liverpool postponement

Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger has offered his verdicts on the extraordinary protests that took place in Manchester on Sunday afternoon.

Some Manchester United fans broke into Old Trafford ahead of their Premier League clash with Liverpool.

The purpose of the protest was to voice their unhappy over the way United is being ran by the Glazer family following the recent Super League controversy.

The game was then called off due to safety concerns at Old Trafford.

Wenger, who has always been one of football’s most thoughtful figures, has now given his thoughts on the protests and the wider picture with the Glazers.

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He told beIN Sports: “First of all you always have to know whether this is the majority.

“We live in a society where the protesters are not always the majority. The media only consider the minority of protesters.

“I would say as a football fan, I was against the Super League project because it ignores what makes football great.”

Wenger then spoke about the current state of football and the direction it will head in.

“The importance of money has become bigger and bigger. Why?” the Gunners icon asked.

“Football is unpredictable as a sport, but the money and the recruitment of big players in a set number of teams has made football predictable.

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“Take the Champions League semi-finals for example. You have basically the four richest clubs in the world in the semi-final.

“Chelsea, Man City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid and you come back next year, and you’ll have the same again, or maybe Barcelona, Bayern Munich or Manchester United.

“That means clubs like Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa are finished forever, so on top of that, you can’t make a league with even more security.”

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