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Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger To Leave Club In Summer After 22 Years

By Darragh Berry

April 20, 2018 at 9:11am

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Arsenal has confirmed that manager Arsene Wenger will leave the club this summer, after a 22-year association with the North London club.

In a statement released by Arsenal, Wenger confirmed that he was leaving stating that he feels now is the right time to hand over the reins to somebody new. 

"After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season. 

"I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years. "I managed the club with full commitment and integrity.

"I want to thank the staff, the players, the Directors and the fans who make this club so special. "I urge our fans to stand behind the team to finish on a high.

"To all the Arsenal lovers take care of the values of the club.

"My love and support for ever."

In his time at the club, Wenger lead Arsenal to three Premier League titles and seven FA cups as well as leading them to a Champions League final in 2006 which they lost 2-1 to Barcelona. 


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