Friday, 20 April 2018

Arsene Wenger to step down at Arsenal after 22 years in charge.

Arsene Wenger is to step aside as Arsenal manager at the end of the season, it has been confirmed.

The long-serving Gunners boss has been in charge of the Premier League club since 1996 and won the league titles and lifted the FA Cup seven times.

The Frenchman, 68, released a statement this morning thanking the club’s supporters and saying the time is right to go.

“After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season,” he said.

“I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years.

“I managed the club with full commitment and integrity. I want to thank the staff, the players, the Directors and the fans who make this club so special.

“I urge our fans to stand behind the team to finish on a high. To all the Arsenal lovers take care of the values of the club.
“My love and support for ever.”

By Sam Elliot.
Full story at Yahoo News.

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