Saturday March 18, 14:15 – Arsenal lose 3-1 to West Bromwich Albion.

Sunday March 19, 23:00 – Numerous reports break suggesting Arsene Wenger will sign a new contract.

Sunday March 19, 23:01 – Arsenal Twitter implodes.

Leading the charge of dismay was MR DT of Arsenal fan TV fame…

However, he was far from alone:

Piers Morgan offered his predictably ‘restrained’ take on things:

But the general consensus was that it was oh so sad:

Eminent journalists were not holding back either: