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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...
Wenger will not sign off with trophy as Arsenal lose Europa League semi

Wenger will not sign off with trophy as Arsenal lose Europa League semi

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Manager Arsene Wenger will not be given a last chance to lift silverware with Arsenal after they were beaten 2-1 on aggregate by Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final.With the score 1-1 from the first leg, former Chelsea striker Diego Costa returned to the Atletico side to haunt the Gunners again and it was his composed chip on the brink of half-time which ended their European hopes.Antoine Griezmann slipped the crucial pass through to Costa after coming close with a powerful strike from a tight angle.Arsenal were crestfallen going into the break but almost responded within minutes of the restart when Aaron Ramsey found himself through on goal. His touch let him down and the chance was wasted - as were a number of opportunities for the visitors throughout the second half. A bad n...
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,
Tuchel unlikely? What next for Arsenal after Wenger exit?

Tuchel unlikely? What next for Arsenal after Wenger exit?

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New faces behind the scenes, a five-man shortlist and the dilemma of whether to go for experience or potential.This is the backdrop as Arsenal seek a new manager for the first time in nearly 22 years after Arsene Wenger's announcement he will step down at the end of the season.But where does the news leave the north London club? And what might happen next? BBC Sport's David Ornstein explains...Big-name boss? Or promising coach?Chief executive Ivan Gazidis says Arsenal had not begun sounding out replacements before Friday and while that is broadly true, they would have been discreetly surveying and discussing their options.Leading the process will be Gazidis, alongside head of football relations Raul Sanllehi and head of recruitment Sven Mislintat. I suspect Wenger will not have a say.Arsen...