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CONMEBOL slams FIFA's Arsene Wenger over player development comments

CONMEBOL has rebuked FIFA's chief of global development Arsene Wenger for suggesting Africa's infrastructure is inadequate for talent development and that Europe is the only continent where rising stars can reach full potential. The governing body for South American football said on Tuesday it had sent a letter to world...
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Arsenal's Mikel Arteta concerned over managing club so soon after Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said he had reservations over taking the job so soon after former manager Arsene Wenger's departure. Wenger left the club in 2018 after almost 22 years in charge, initially winning two league and cup Doubles and completing a Premier League title-winning season unbeaten before latter-day struggles saw Arsenal stagnate and eventually fall out of the top four.
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Report: Duo of Arsène Wenger, Zinedine Zidane Remains a Priority for PSG

Paris Saint-Germain could be undergoing change this summer and not only at the managerial position. Following the capital club crashing out in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 to Real Madrid, there are reports of sporting director Leonardo losing his job too. According to Foot Mercato’s Santi Aouna, the...
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Man United legend says Arsene Wenger was “superior tactically” to Alex Ferguson

Arsene Wenger and Alex Ferguson. Arsene Wenger was “superior tactically” to Alex Ferguson, according to former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel. Towards the end of Schmeichel’s time at Man United, an intense rivalry was forming between the Red Devils and Wenger’s Arsenal side, with the two clubs battling for honours on a regular basis.
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Arsene Wenger vs Sir Alex Ferguson: Which of their players has become the best manager?

When Arsene Wenger arrived on English shores in 1996, it started a rivalry with Sir Alex Ferguson that would come to define the drama and spectacle of the Premier League. 25 years on and their presence still reigns supreme in their respective corners of the country. Arsenal are currently managed by Mikel Arteta, who's spoken recently about his desire to get Wenger back at the training ground; Manchester United have just sacked one legend in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, putting another in interim charge in Michael Carrick. Ralf Rangnick is waiting in the wings, of course, but Carrick is still at the wheel for the Gunners' visit.
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"I Welcome Very Much The Idea Of Aspire Fellows Meet Other Sports," Said Arsene Wenger At Aspire Academy Global Summit

DOHA, Qatar, Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at the virtual 7 th Aspire Academy Global Summit 2021on Thursday under the theme: 'Aspire Fellows Meet Other Sports',former Arsenal FC manager and current Chief of Global Development at FIFA, Arsene Wenger said that the role of a coach or manager is very crucial not just in football but in other sports as well.
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MOVIES: Arsène Wenger: Invincible - Review

Arsenal made much of my early formulative years in London growing up not too far from what was then Highbury magical, and experiencing the Invincible Season as it happened is something I’ll never forget (it was also my final year of my first stint in London before I moved out for the first time) – I was even back at the Emirates a few weeks ago to watch the Watford game in person, having spent much of the past two years back in London living about a mile away again. Even all these years later – the idea of as Arsene Wenger and Arsenal being one and the same are still basically inseparable, though two managers have since took charge. The fact that current manager Mikel Arteta recently opened dialogue with Wenger to discuss the possibility to return to the club doesn’t help.
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Arsene Wenger: Mikel Arteta wants ex-Arsenal boss to return to club

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he wants to bring former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger back to the club in some capacity and has already spoken to him about a possible return. Wenger, 72, guided Arsenal to three Premier League titles and won the FA Cup on seven occasions in his 22 years in charge of the north London side.
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Arsenal: Mikel Arteta confirms he's in shock talks to bring Arsene Wenger BACK to the club

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed he has held surprise talks with his predecessor Arsene Wenger about having him back at London Colney. The Spaniard didn't confirm what kind of capacity he would have Wenger back in but says that he's been in conversation with his former mentor, after admitting at the launch of Arsene Wenger: Invincible how much he'd like to have the Frenchman back around the club.
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Arsène Wenger on the New Film ‘Invincible’

To mark the release of the Arsène Wenger: Invincible movie, Ian is joined by Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn to talk about Gabriel Clarke and Christian Jeanpierre’s film, Wenger as a manager, and his legacy (01:00). Then, they’re joined by Arsène himself, recorded before the world premier in London (31:57). He talks about music, life, some managerial gems, and what he’s watching currently. Find out where to watch the film here.
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Win Arsène Wenger: Invincible on Blu-ray

To celebrate the release of Arsène Wenger: Invincible on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital we’ve been given 2 copies to give away on Blu-ray. The definitive portrait of one of the greatest football managers of all time ARSÈNE WENGER: INVINCIBLE features remarkable access and previously unseen archive footage. Directors Gabriel Clarke (Bobby Robson: More Than A Manager, Finding Jack Charlton) and Christian Jeanpierre draw back the veil on a truly enigmatic figure who discusses, for the first time, the football ‘addiction’ that was both his driving force and his ‘fatal flaw’.
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Arsène Wenger: Invincible review – Arsenal legend plays cards close to his chest

Here is the latest in the always-interesting series of documentaries from pitchside-reporting maestro Gabriel Clarke, following excellent profiles of Bobby Robson and Jack Charlton: the subject is Arsenal’s long-serving manager whose initial burst of success was soured by years of fan rancour before he decided to step down in 2018 after 22 years in the job. Completing this loose trilogy about outstanding managerial careers, this time Clarke shares directing duties with French TV commentator Christian Jeanpierre – but while Wenger proves a genial and sage-like interviewee, it’s fair to say that he still remains almost as much a mystery as before.
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Mikel Arteta urges Arsenal to reunite with Arsene Wenger: 'It's something that we lost and we have to recover'

Mikel Arteta has urged Arsenal to recover their lost connection to Arsene Wenger more than three years after their greatest manager left the club. Wenger left the club in 2018, ending a 23 year tenure that saw him win three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups, and has not returned to the Emirates Stadium since his final game at the helm. Who that is down to is a matter of no little debate. Speaking to CBS Sports last year, the Frenchman said he has not been involved with Arsenal anymore "because that's not what the club wanted." However, the significant presence of figures from the club hierarchy at the premiere of a new documentary film about the 72-year-old suggests a desire for rapprochement.
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Mikel Arteta: I want Arsene Wenger back at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says that he would like his predecessor to be more present at the club. Speaking at the premiere of new documentary Arsene Wenger: Invincible, Arteta talked up the man who brought him to north London, saying that he still has a lot to give the Gunners.
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Reluctance towards biennial World Cups an ’emotional’ response – Arsene Wenger

The opposition to biennial World Cups is an “emotional” response, according to Arsene Wenger. The former Arsenal manager, now the chief of global football development at FIFA, is leading a consultation on a new international men’s calendar from 2024. It includes controversial proposals for a major tournament every June and...
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