Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has faced the press for the last time as in his capacity as the manager of the club and he has sent a word of advice for his successor.
Wenger decided to call time on his 22-year spell as the manager of the best London Premier League club last month and the Sun will final set on his Arsenal career against and at Huddersfield on Sunday. There is no telling who will step into the big shoes of the French tactician but reports have narrowed the Gunner choice to either Massimiliano Allegri or Luis Enrique, according to report.
The desire to appoint Max Allegri stemmed from his experience and achievement with the Old Lady while that of Luis Enrique is as a result of the familiarity between Arsenal head of football relations Raul Sanllehi and the Spanish tactician. Although there is no breakthrough in the search for Wenger’s replacement, the brass of the club are keen on appointing a manager before the start of the World so as to afford him ample time to harness a team before the start of the season.
Nonetheless, Wenger has laid bare his thought on whoever takes over from him.
“The advice is to give his best and to respect the values of the club,” said Wenger, as reported by Sky Sports. “This club is respected all over the world. I would like him to bring his own ideas, his own speech, a different way of seeing the game. It’s a chance for the players to see something different.
“But also to respect what has been built here and what people care about here as well. What you have seen with my goodbye on Sunday is that even the fans that don’t agree with my decisions they have respected my honesty, loyalty and total commitment to give myself for the club.”
Arsenal have failed to secure a single point away from home in the Premier League this season but they will be hoping to break this jinx when they face David Wagner’s side on Sunday. Huddersfield are a tough nut to crack as they have draw their last two games away at Manchester City and Chelsea.