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The Reason Why There's 10,000 Empty Seats At The Emirates Stadium

The Reason Why There's 10,000 Empty Seats At The Emirates Stadium

Are you watching the Arsenal vs. Hull City game and wandering why there's so many empty seats? Well, there's a reason behind the masses of visible red seats.

Arsenal are hosting Hull as they kick-off the Premier League weekend with Sky televising the encounter, though there is a glaring takeaway from the first-half.

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And we're not talking about the action on the pitch.

(Arsene Wenger watches on from the stands following his touchline ban.)

The Gunners faithfuls are voting with their feet as they stage a protest against long-serving manager Arsene Wenger by not attending today's match. Per the Arsenal Supporters Trust, the frustration of the clubs situation is boiling over.

Succumbing to Chelsea's brilliance last weekend was preceded with a surprising 2-1 home defeat to Watford, as Arsenal's challenge for the league title is pretty much over albeit in mid-February as they trail the leaders by a massive 12 points.

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Needless to say, the mounting scrutiny Wenger is under grows stronger with his position coming under intense speculation.

Here's how Twitter reacted to the sight of 10,000 empty seats:

What do you make of the decision made by a section of the Arsenal fans? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Topics: Arsene Wenger, Premier League, Arsenal, Hull City

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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