Advertising Console

    Wenger issues rallying call


    by PressAssociation

    By: Jim Van Wijk
    Following the opening-day 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa, heading to the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium with qualification for the lucrative group stages on the line is hardly ideal. However, it presents a test of character Wenger is confident his men can overcome in the wake of criticism of a lack in depth and lack of summer spending, with Newcastle manager Alan Pardew hitting out over the timing of a formal bid for midfielder Yohan Cabaye, believed to be £10million.