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Allardyce’s England exit was “unfair” says Wenger before old foes meet again

Date Posted,December 30, 2016

Arsene Wenger believes Sam Allardyce was unfairly treated by the Football Association.

Allardyce suffered a similar downfall to England predecessor Sven Goran Eriksson in 2006, when he lost the Three Lions job in September following a newspaper sting.

Big Sam is now back in management after landing the Crystal Palace job just before Christmas and will face Wenger’s Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday in his second game in charge of the South Londoners.

Wenger said: “It is a difficult situation. I feel the whole process tricky, unfair.

“You never know. It was the same with Sven Eriksson at the time.

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