Arsene Wenger will resign after this season as the trainer of Arsenal. The Frenchman has been the trainer of the London club for almost 22 years. Mr Wegner still has a contract with the club until the middle of 2019
The 68 -year old Wegner started as Arsenal’s trainer in 1996. Under his illustrious career, the club won three Champion League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Super cup titles. However, Arsenal won the last Champion League under Mr Wenger in 2004. After winning the FA Cup in 2005, it took the club 3.283 days before winning a new price – a record for a club that once dominated the football game. In the year 2006, Arsenal played the Champions League final against Barcelona. The London club lost against the Spanish giants.
Presently, Arsenal are 6th in the FA table; if they end the season in the same position, it means they will not play the Champions League next year. Sadly, this has been the second time, that the club has consecutively failed to qualify for the European prestigious tournament. It is, therefore, little wonder that many Arsenal’s fans have repeatedly called for Arsenal Wenger’s head despite the fact that the club has been financially successful and solid under his watch.
The questions many are asking are: Who will replace Mr Wenger at Arsenal? Where is the Frenchman heading to after leaving Arsenal? Names like Massimiliano Allegri of Juventus, former Bayern München coach Carlo Ancelotti, Diego Simeone of Atletico Madrid, German national coach Joachim Low, Thomas Tuchel former Borussia Dortmund coach, Patrick Vieira former Arsenal’s captain and currently New York City’s coach, Thierry Henry, an assistant manager to Roberto Martinez with the Belgian national side in August 2016 are some of the names being mentioned as a Mr Wenger’s replacement. Speculations are high as to what Arsene Wenger’s next move.
Regardless, one thing is sure: Arsene Wenger is not thinking of retirement. So don’t be surprised to see the Frenchman Arsene Wenger takes other bull by the horns – very soon.
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