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Liverpool legend Lawro: Wenger looks cooked

Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger looks burned out.

Lawro wrote in the Mirror: "Arsene Wenger looked a tired manager yesterday.

"He looked perturbed. He looked frustrated. The way that he snapped at the Sky Sports reporter asking the post-match questions was not befitting of the classy, erudite man that we have come to admire and respect over the years.

"It's as if Arsenal's manager needs a lift. At a crucial time of the season.

"Because the battering they took at Everton was not a surprise. Not by a long shot.

"We saw it at Liverpool. The way they simply fell apart when Brendan Rodgers started fast and hard.

"We saw it at Chelsea, where they had no answer to the blitz that left them dazed and confused.

"We saw it at Manchester City where Manuel Pellegrini's looked as though they were going to score every time they ventured forward.

"The common denominator in all three of those heavy defeats is that the opposition decided: "We're up against Arsenal. Let's start with a high tempo and get into them.

"'They won't be able to handle it.'

"And they haven't."

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