Arsene And Arsenal
Following Arsene Wenger’s departure from the Emirates after 21 years at the helm, there has been much talk of where the Frenchman will end up next. Wenger has previously discussed his desire to keep going as a manager with other clubs, leagues and international teams already linked with a swoop for the 68-year-old.Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein, who brought the polarizing Frenchman to the Gunners in 1996, believes that there will be a high demand for his services.
Clubs That Have Expressed Interest Over The Years
Dein told reporters, "Over the last few years, I know for a fact he's been approached by some of the biggest clubs in the world - I think of Real Madrid, Paris St Germain, the national team wanted him at one stage.”Ahead of the Gunner’s Europa League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid, Wenger had this to say, “I hope these are not my last European cup games – my target is to play in Europe again,” opening the door on the unbelievable prospect of returning to the Emirates Stadium with another team after revealing that he desires to take part in elite European club competition.
A Return To The English Premier League?
Wenger has indeed ruled out a return to the Premier League, admitting that he isn’t ready to face the Gunners just yet."I'm not ready for that at the moment," he admitted. "That would be very difficult. I don't envisage that at the moment. I had offers, yes of course, but I did not speak to anybody. I had many offers. When you come out of such a long process you cannot jump out the next morning and go to work somewhere else. It's impossible." Wherever he ends up, one thing is for sure, he will be watched with keen interest and subject to scrutiny as long as he manages. He could potentially land up at Chelsea (unlikely because of Sari), Monaco, Atletico, Inter, etc.
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Arsene And Arsenal