Wenger’s side won 3-1 against Everton, but Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough and
After reaching the Champions League for the last 19 seasons, Arsenal will spend next term trekking around the unglamorous outposts of the Europa League.
That indignity will cost Arsenal an estimated £50 million (around R862.6 million) in revenue and increase the pressure on Gunners boss Wenger, who has endured a miserable season filled with fan protests and calls for his resignation.
The Frenchman, who has yet to reveal if he will sign a new contract to extend his 21-year reign, could still finish the season with silverware as Arsenal face
But even that won’t be enough to quell the mutinous atmosphere among Arsenal supporters, who believe Wenger has lost his edge.
Hector Bellerin put Arsenal ahead in the eighth minute, but when Laurent Koscielny was sent off six minutes later for a reckless challenge on Enner
Alexis Sanchez increased Arsenal’s advantage in the 27th minute, but by the time Everton’s Romelu Lukaku reduced the deficit with a 58th-minute penalty, it was already clear results elsewhere had conspired against Wenger.
Aaron Ramsey got Arsenal’s third, but his team were condemned to finishing fifth because Liverpool crushed relegated
Georginio Wijnaldum put
Vincent Kompany headed home in the fifth minute and Sergio Aguero doubled the lead in the 23rd minute.
Aguero scored his 33rd goal of the season in all competitions nine minutes before halftime.
Fernandinho bagged City’s fourth in the 41st minute before Gabriel Jesus made it five in the 58th minute.
* Harry Kane finished as the Premier League’s leading scorer for the second successive year as the Tottenham striker’s hat-trick took him to 29 goals and inspired a 7-1 win at Hull.
Kane fired home in the 11th minute and netted again two minutes later.
Already guaranteed to finish second, Tottenham added further goals through Dele Alli and Victor Wanyama.
Kane, who scored four in a 6-1 win at
* John Terry was given an emotional send-off as champions Chelsea beat
* Jose Mourinho named Manchester United’s youngest ever Premier League starting line-up, with an average age of 22 years and 284 days, and the kids rose to the occasion with a 2-0 win over
With United due to face
United must win the Europa League to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Josh Harrop showed no signs of being overawed as the 21-year-old English midfielder put United ahead with a solo effort in the 15th minute. Paul Pogba, back in the team after the death of his father, added United’s second goal in the 19th minute.
West Ham won 2-1 at Burnley, Leicester drew 1-1 with Bournemouth, Stoke won 1-0 at Southampton and