Arteta Emerges Favourite To Replace Wenger At Arsenal

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And the 68-year-old was correct in terming his peregrination at the North London club as "a human adventure", for it showcased the entire spectrum of human emotions for Arsenal supporters - from ecstasy to apathy, from vexation to exhilaration. It became apparent that supporters of the club had grown increasingly disillusioned with their manager and rightly so as Arsenal were stuck in a loop of inadequacy and passivity - going through the motions of the season but not making any kind of impact year after year. While he has added that he is open to managing a top European club, the Frenchman has reportedly not ruled out a director's role either, with Paris Saint-Germain reportedly interested in the manager to take over an executive position.

Arsenal star Alex Iwobistated that he was emotional after his side defeated Huddersfield Town 1-0 in their last Premier League fixture of the season on Sunday, May 13 which was also Arsene Wenger's final game in charge of the Gunners.

It was another disappointing season for Arsenal in the Premier League as they finished in sixth place in the table and missed out on a spot in the Champions league for next season for the second year running.

[I would take] a project that is solid, which makes sense, which has the means to fulfil (sic) its ambitions too, because, my age, I can't work over 20 years.

The Frenchman was clear that he will not take up a position in England as it will be very hard for him to come up against Arsenal, a club he dearly loves.

It also remains unclear what Wenger's next move will be.

"I almost signed Ronaldo and I think that would have changed the history of Arsenal Football Club".

"I wouldn't rule this one out", Phelan said. That would be very hard. "He [Vieira] is now in the United States of America coaching and I speak with him sometimes". I had many offers but I come out of such a long process.

"I don't know what will stay or remain through the victories or defeats".



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