Arsene Wenger has told talkSPORT he loved Highbury so much he would take a detour on his drive home just to see the ‘special stadium’. But he has also explained why he ‘pushed’ Arsenal to leave their beloved home for the Emirates Stadium in 2006. The legendary former Gunners boss joined talkSPORT host Jim White and Gunners legend Martin Keown on Friday for a very special interview, on the anniversary of Arsenal’s final game at Highbury 14 years ago. getty Arsene Wenger steered Arsenal to three Premier League titles during their Highbury days, but silverware dried up following their exit to the Emirates Stadium The Arsenal Stadium, as it was officially known, was home to the north London club for 93 years, from 1913 until 2006, when it was partly demo
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We’ll keep you updated throughout the day with all the latest Arsenal news, ahead of the January transfer window. Here’s the current top stories involving the Premier League club: Arsenal ‘could be relegated under Mikel Arteta’ and ‘they only want him because he’s cheaper than Carlo Ancelotti’ Mikel Arteta to Arsenal: Paul Merson critical of […] talkSPORT
Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will lock horns once again this Sunday and resume a rivalry which has blossomed into one of the greatest of the Premier League era. The Reds welcome the defending Premier League champions to Anfield in the later kick-off, knowing a win will extend their lead at the top of table and, depending on results, could force City down into fourth. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have cemented their reputations as two of the best mangers in the world One of the biggest tasks for Klopp will be composing his players should they win, knowing full well defeat last season at the Etihad practically kick-started City’s incredible title surge. But experience is in his favour in this situation, with the German having l
Arsene Wenger has no plans to retire when he leaves ArsenalTuesday, May 8, 2018Arsene Wenger has revealed he has been inundated with job offers, but insists he has not decided where he will work after Arsenal.The 68-year-old Frenchman will leave the north London club after 22 years in charge at the end of the season.And while he is no mood to retire, he admitted he has been surprised with the number and variety of job offers. He said: "Yes. More than I expected!"While confirming he does not want to become a full-time football pundit, he claimed he favoured being on the training ground and explained he will take time to consider his next move.Wenger explained: "At the moment I focus on doing my job well. I didn’t analyse anything or consider anything. I want to work well until the las...
No wonder Wenger is smiling with that offer...Friday, April 27, 2018Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been offered the chance to become the highest-paid manager in the world by a club in China, according to reports.The offer from the Far East, which is said to be the biggest he has received so far, is said to be worth more than the £24-million-a-year Marcello Lippi earns as manager of the Chinese national team.Mirror Sport understand Wenger would prefer a move to either France or Spain but the chance to earn significantly more than the £8-million-a-year he is on at the moment could convince him otherwise.The report goes on to say Wenger would like a club with a project where he can nurture players and help them grow.Paris Saint-Germain are rumoured to be very interested in Wenger,