Arsenal mark Wenger's final home game with 5-0 thrashing of Burnley

Wenger ´very sad´ to leave Arsenal with Europa League heartbreak

"Overwhelmingly, the emotion is sadness, because it has been 20 years coming here, seeing him", Arsenal fan James Sherwan told AFP outside the Emirates.

Wenger is leaving when the season ends after 22 years at the helm and Giroud applauded the impact he has had in his remarkable career in north London.

"This is more than just watching football, it's a way of life".

And although Wenger has two games remaining after Sunday's farewell at the Emirates, it can not be denied that the Frenchman is dearly loved and will be missed once he officially steps down from his 22-year tenure as Arsenal's manager.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a brace with Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac and Alex Iwobi also weighing in with goals.

And Lauren, present at the Emirates on Sunday alongside his fellow Invincible class of 2003-04, highlights what stands his former gaffer out from others who have managed the club, despite being faced with a lot of criticisms before bringing his 22-year stay to a halt.

Sunday's game was Wenger's 606th - and final - home match in charge of the Gunners.

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Arsenal will finish this season in sixth, as low as they ever have in Wenger's reign, and defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-finals means for a second straight season Wenger has failed to qualify Arsenal for the Champions League.

And it was after the final whistle blew that it dawned upon Arsenal players, staffs and fans that it is time to bid farewell to Wenger.

Chants of "There's only one Arsene Wenger" and "Arsene give us a wave" could be heard from the stands at regular intervals, while the majority of the 59,549 in attendance donned red t-shirts handed out by the club with the message "Merci Arsene".

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"I have a certain idea of how to play football". Support them next season, because they deserve it. Thank you for being such an important part of my life. "I hope to see you soon".

'For 20 years, I just felt: "Okay, forget about me, and just care about the problems you have to sort out". The Gunners, who are nine points behind fifth-placed Chelsea on 60, will take on Leicester City and Huddersfield in their last two games of the season.

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