Arsene Wenger resigns as Arsenal coach. Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal at the end of the season, it has been announced. The Frenchman will walk away after 22 years at the club, three Premier League title wins and a record seven FA Cups.
The shock news was confirmed in a short statement.
“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,” he said.
“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.”
Reactions have already trailed Arsene wenger resignation.
Arsene Wenger resigns as Arsenal coach
Arsene Wenger : “When I retire, I will buy a season ticket, wear Red & White and hope Arsenal wins on a Saturday.” pic.twitter.com/4Pkd7N5gMe
— Sir Jenkinson (@theEpicGooner) April 20, 2018
— Serge Gnabry (@SergeGnabry) April 20, 2018
Bacary Sagna on Wenger: “For life I’ll be thankful to him because he brought me to England. When I had tough moments, he always showed his trust.” pic.twitter.com/XNj48Xy3zF
— afcstuff (@afcstuff) April 20, 2018
Over 21 years.
10 major trophies.
One Arsenal legend.
Football has been paying tribute to Arsene Wenger. pic.twitter.com/hqA60yMUVN
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) April 20, 2018
After nearly 22 years, the Arsene Wenger era at Arsenal is coming to an end. pic.twitter.com/fTbA79EhMI
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) April 20, 2018
Arsène Wenger gave us 3 League titles, 7 FA Cups, The Invincibles. Maybe he isn’t the right manager for the club anymore but he gave everything he had to Arsenal. He rejected Real Madrid, PSG, France national team during his time here, his love for the club is immeasurable.
— Lacazettes (@Lacazettes) April 20, 2018
Wenger is actually leaving…he was the leader that created my football childhood in being the leader of the great Invincible’s, times may have been tough recently but real fans won’t forget what he gave our football club, he changed our culture for the better, LEGEND.
— Tass (@FaZeTass) April 20, 2018