Hughton is known to be a man placing special emphasis on proper training and analysis of upcoming opponents.
Chelsea-despite winning just one of their last five-remain eight points ahead in fifth, so the Gunners have virtually no hope of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League via their domestic efforts.
The behind the scenes changes included the appointment of Raul Sanllehi, formerly Barcelona's director of football, which could indicate that out-of-work ex-Barca coach Luis Enrique could be a target.
Having ceased to be title contenders Wenger and the club contented themselves with an apparently perennial slot in the top four. The disappointments, plus the fact that we made defensive mistakes, at the moment it looks like we lack leaders.
Conte's post-match comments highlighted the gulf that has opened up between City, the leader by 18 points, and the rest of the league.
"It is very difficult, nearly impossible now", Wenger said of Arsenal's top-four chances.
Will it get worse for Wenger and his charges, or can they turn it around and compete with Spurs?
Ironically, Wenger should look to his enemy Jose Mourinho if he needs any inspiration in terms of earning Champions League football for next season. "But we will fight until the end of the season", he is quoted as saying by The Mirror.
Their miserable run has left them 13 points adrift of Tottenham in fourth place and Koscielny conceded it would be difficult to overturn such a deficit.
"No. I think what I said before focus on the job, always you do the right thing and do the things that are right for the team". The worst part is that is was remarkably unsurprising. "I am not sitting on the fence, I can never say that".
The sight of Shkodran Mustafi falling over himself as he desperately tried to prevent Glenn Murray from burying a header beyond Cech to make it 2-0 on Sunday reduced one Arsenal fan to tears during a BBC radio phone-in, and the German international's days at the club must now be numbered.
Barca game one of my best — Willian
We gave 120% in this game, so we must be disappointed with the result. "We are talking about 1-1 and maybe we deserved more". Messi's goal was his first ever goal against Chelsea in nine games, sending his fans into a wild frenzy on Twitter .
Florida lawmakers struggle with how to respond to shooting
The FBI says it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting . The community of Parkland, Florida is working to somehow move forward and heal after Wednesday's high school massacre.
NRA says Democrats exploiting Florida school shooting
Both companies released their statements dozens of times on Twitter in response to calls for them to sever ties with the NRA. Under Obama, amid fears that his administration would seek more gun restrictions, these sales reached record highs. -FedEx.
Nokia 4 can get Snapdragon 450
Get those credit cards ready! Forget about CES , IFA, Computex, because MWC is the most important telecom/tech event of the year. One of the biggest mobile events of the year, Mobile World Congress , will begin on February 26 and will go on till March 1.
Ramos & Isco Clashed In Real Dressing Room — Reports
He then saw his team struggle to control the game before conceding a 93rd-minute winner to Espanyol striker Gerard Moreno . One stat that will make for grim reading for Espanyol fans is their dismal record against Los Blancos down the years.
Hertz cuts ties with NRA
La Pierre, whose confrontational speeches have become a CPAC tradition, was not on early versions of the conference's schedule. In a long segment he attacked "socialists" who he said "oppose our fundamental freedoms enshrined in the bill of rights".
FA Cup 2017/18: Chelsea 4-0 Hull City; 5 Talking Points
The defensive trio have been involved in all but a handful of Tigers games this season so their absence will be keenly felt. The Blues were hungry for a fifth, with one man in particular in search of his first career hat-trick.
Samsung Galaxy S9 to hit shelves on March 16
The launch date of Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is not final yet but it is expected that the tab will launch on February 25th, 2018. Both phones will use Samsung Exynos 9810 Octacore-SoC with 4 high end core on 2.9 GHz and 4 power saving cores on 1.9GHz.