Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has spoken out after allegations concerning his private life were carried in a national newspaper.
The football manager said the claims were a "serious matter" that he wished to deal with "privately".
Arsenal Football Club echoed the sentiment, calling for Wenger and his family's privacy to be respected.
The comments follow a front page article in The Sun containing allegations surrounding the 61-year-old's personal life.
Responding to the story, Wenger said in a statement: "This is a very serious matter. I do not intend to make any comment and wish to deal with the matter privately."
A club statement read: "Arsenal Football Club considers the allegations concerning our manager Arsene Wenger strictly a private matter and we ask that the privacy of Arsene and his family be respected."