Arsenal's coaching staff are rallying round underfire manager Arsene Wenger.

The People says his staff are battling to keep his spirits up in a bid to stop the Frenchman walking out on Arsenal.

Wenger, 61, is going through the toughest spell of his 15-year Gunners reign.

Highly-placed insiders have revealed that his despair is so great at times that members of his backroom team are "scared" he will walk away altogether.

Despite his public defiance, the sales of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri have left Wenger ­shattered, and he is beginning to wonder if he has taken Arsenal as far as he can.

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