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How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

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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
Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger reveals he has been inundated with job offers since announcement of Gunners exit

Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger reveals he has been inundated with job offers since announcement of Gunners exit

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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...
Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger offered the chance to become the highest paid manager in the world by Chinese club – reports

Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger offered the chance to become the highest paid manager in the world by Chinese club – reports

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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,
Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang backs under-fire Arsene Wenger: ‘I am here because of him’

Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang backs under-fire Arsene Wenger: ‘I am here because of him’

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Pierre-Emerick AubameyangMonday, March 12, 2018Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has received a vote of confidence from club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who is sorry he cannot play this week's Europa League clash with AC Milan.New fan favourite Aubameyang was on target for the second home game running as he scored in the 3-0 win over Watford in the Premier League on Sunday.And the striker, a £56million signing for Borussia Dortmund in January, said he was delighted to repay Wenger's faith in him so quickly.He said: "Of course I am really happy because I am here because of him.“He had the interest in me so I am happy to play for him."The Gabon striker is ineligible for Thursday’s AC Milan clash at the Emirates Stadium due to his European involvement with former club Dortmund earli
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger slams award of Manchester City's second goal in Carabao Cup final defeat

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger slams award of Manchester City's second goal in Carabao Cup final defeat

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The Frenchman believes City's second goal was a decisive moment in the gameSunday, February 25, 2018Arsene Wenger lamented Arsenal's luck as they succumbed to a humbling 3-0 defeat by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Although City dominated the possession of the game, Arsenal had the first big opportunity of the final when Kyle Walker denied Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a certain goal with an outstanding recovery challenge.Moments later, the Gunners fell behind after Shkodran Mustafi was easily out-muscled by Sergio Ageuro before the Argentine cleverly lobbed David Ospina.City’s advantage was doubled when Vincent Kompany diverted Ilkay Gundogan’s low effort into the net.Leroy Sane was stood in an offside position which Arsenal claimed made him active in the pa