However, with Arsenal struggling to fight for supremacy in recent times, the great Frenchman and the London giants have made a decision to part ways, with Arsene Wenger revealing that he will step down at the end of the current season.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that the timing of hisl departure "was not really my decision", but said he will definitely continue working in football.
Arsene Wenger announced that he will leave the club at the end of the season having been manager for 22 seasons and as a result board members are on the hunt for a new manager. "And for the rest I've spoken about it already", Wenger answered when asked why he's stepping down this year, despite a current contract that runs until next.
Speaking ahead of the Europa League tie with Atletico Madrid, Wenger was asked why he is leaving at the end of this season in spite of his contract running until June 2019. "At the moment, I work like ever". "Look, you're never sure you do the right thing, but life is interesting because you have to deal with different kinds of situations", Wenger responded. I don't know. I want to do as well as I can.
"At the moment I'm just focused on that".
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That is why I wanted to take the team on a post-season tour to play matches and run coaching clinics with children from the area. Leeds' tour will be sponsored by AYA, a private Myanmar bank implicated in ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya .
"I have a high opinion of him but I do not want to influence the job for the next manager".
Wenger, who revealed former rival Alex Ferguson called him on Tuesday, said he wanted a Hollywood-style ending for the players more than for himself.
It is Arsenal's biggest match at the Emirates Stadium since the Champions League semi-final against Manchester United nine years ago.
The trio missed the weekend win over West Ham with minor problems but all trained on Wednesday.