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Arsene WENGER was Arsenal’s greatest ever manager, leaving the club in 2018 after more than two decades in charge and 17 trophies.

What is Arsene Wenger doing now?

Keep up-to-date with what Arsene Wenger has been up to since he left Arsenal to revolutionise football on a global scale at FIFA right here:

Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian MBappe (C) shakes hands of Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish head coach Unai Emery during a training session in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris, on November 28, 2017 on the eve of the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Troyes. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Unai Emery tips former player to sign for Real Madrid

Unai Emery has tipped Kylian Mbappe to sign for Real Madrid as Arsenal fans remember the days we were once linked with him
New Argentina coach Diego Maradona attends a press conference in Glasgow, on November 18, 2008. Diego Maradona says he cannot understand why Terry Butcher continues to harbour a grudge over the 'Hand of God' goal that helped knock England out of the 1986 World Cup. Butcher, an England defender in the team that lost the quarter-final match and now Scotland's assistant manager, said on Monday that he would never "forgive and forget" Maradona's action and made it clear he was unlikely to shake the new Argentina coach's hand when the Scots face his new charges here on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO/ Michael Hughes (Photo credit should read Michael Hughes/AFP/Getty Images)

Wenger: Maradona and Mertesacker are why people love football

You've probably never heard Maradona and Mertesacker mentioned in the same sentence, then again, you've probably never had a conversation with Wenger.
British singer-songwriter Elton John poses in the press room with the Oscar for Best Original Song for "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again, 'Rocketman'" during the 92nd Oscars at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California on February 9, 2020. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP)

Elton John and Arsene Wenger to headline Hay festival together

Arsenal Wenger will headline this year's Hay Festival along with Elton John as they engage in a conversation.
Moenchengladbach's French forward Marcus Thuram celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group B football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v Real Madrid in Moenchengladbach, western Germany on October 27, 2020. (Photo by Ina Fassbender / AFP) (Photo by INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger identifies 23yo Marcus Thuram as player most like Thierry Henry

Marcus Thuram is a player Arsenal have been briefly linked with yet but after Arsene Wenger's comments, that may change.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (C) is greeted by Manchester United's former manager Alex Ferguson (L) and Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) during a presentation before the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 29, 2018. - Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss on Sunday after many 'great battles' against Manchester United during his two decades in charge. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Arsene Wenger explains why he left Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho out of his...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that the reason he left Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho, and Pepe Guardiola out of his book is a lot less exciting than we imagine

Arsene Wenger on Jose Mourinho: I feel like I am at kindergarten

Arsene Wenger has hit back brilliantly at Jose Mourinho's claims he was left out of the Frenchman's autobiography because he never beat him.

Arsene Wenger gets perfect revenge on Jose Mourinho

Arsene Wenger's long-anticipated book dropped this week and there was not a single mention of Jose Mourinho, the best snub possible from the former Arsenal manager.
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

Arsene Wenger makes prediction for Arsenal's season under Mikel Arteta

Arsene Wenger thinks Arsenal can be this season's surprise package in the Premier League under Mikel Arteta, after a positive summer.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R) and Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil smile as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Wenger explains how Arteta can get the best from Ozil

Arsene Wenger has explained how you get the best out of Mesut Ozil, a player Arsenal are still trying to get out of the club.
FILE PHOTO (EDITORS NOTE: GRADIENT ADDED - COMPOSITE OF TWO IMAGES - Image numbers (L) 72336772 and 642590956) In this composite image a comparision has been made between Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City. Arsenal and Manchester City meet in a Premier League match on April 2, 2017 at the Emirates Stadium in London. ***LEFT IMAGE*** LONDON - NOVEMBER 01: Arsene Wenger the Arsenal Manager shouts instructions from the touchline during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at The Emirates Stadium on November 1, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City gives his team instructions during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at John Smith's Stadium on February 18, 2017 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger: Pep Guardiola came to my house wanting to play for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Pep Guardiola came to his house to ask to play for Arsenal but he was told he wasn't needed
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Serge Gnabry of FC Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Muenchen at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serge Gnabry: In my heart I wanted to stay at Arsenal

Serge Gnabry said his heart wanted to stay with Arsenal, but it was the logical decision to leave and return to his home country of Germany.
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Once tipped to replace Arsene Wenger, Owen Coyle joins Jamshedpur FC

Owen Coyle was once tipped to replace Arsene Wenger but has just signed as the new head coach for Jamshedpur FC, so how'd that happen?
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during the friendly test match Liverpool v FC Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria on August 25 2020. (Photo by BARBARA GINDL / APA / AFP)

Martin Keown gives Jurgen Klopp advice

Martin Keown passed on some advice to Jurgen Klopp and, following another defeat at Mikel Arteta's hands, the German might be interested to know about Arsene Wenger's flipchart.
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacts after Bayern Munich's third goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on August 14, 2020. (Photo by Manu Fernandez / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal linked with Lionel Messi and not for the first time

Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona and has been linked with a move to Arsenal but did you know Arsenal tried to sign him in 2003?
Bayern Munich's French forward Kingsley Coman (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammates during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on August 23, 2020. (Photo by Miguel A. Lopes / POOL / AFP)

Yes, we really tried to sign Kingsley Coman: Arsene Wenger

A few years ago, then-Arsenal boss, Arsène Wenger, confirmed that he tried to sign a sprightly young winger named Kingsley Coman in 2014.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Gabriel medical, Auba jokes about Arsenal contract, Pat Rice leaves, Williams injury

Gabriel Magallhaes' Arsenal medical, Aubameyang hasn't received any paperwork, Williams' surgery, Sokratis becoming a Papa, and more...
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) and Everton's Dutch manager Ronald Koeman (R) watch from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF

Arsene Wenger doesn’t find management job he wants and doesn’t ask for it

Arsene Wenger has asked the Dutch national team if he can replace Ronald Koeman, who is destined for Barcelona.
Everton's Dutch manager Ronald Koeman (L) greets Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger ahead of the English Premier League football match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on December 13, 2016. / AFP / Paul ELLIS

Arsene Wenger turns down Barcelona job, asks to replace Ronald Koeman

Arsene Wenger has reportedly held talks with Barcelona about taking over as head coach but has told the club no thanks.
TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 21: Aaron Ramsey of Juventus scores the equalizer during the Serie A match between Juventus and Hellas Verona at Allianz Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger: Aaron Ramsey wanted to stay, they had an agreement

At the end of 2019, Arsène Wenger said Aaron Ramsey was keen to stay at Arsenal and had an agreement to do so, but the club went back on it.
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Raul Sanllehi had 1 goal at Arsenal and it cost him

Why did Raul Sanllehi leave Barcelona and join Arsenal? It's a question few cared to ask when he first arrived but many questions raised their head, most of them very uncomfortable.
TURIN, ITALY - JANUARY 19: Aaron Ramsey of Juventus FC looks on during the Serie A match between Juventus and Parma Calcio at Allianz Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Emmanuel Petit Aaron Ramsey comments not new and also wrong

Emmanuel Petit has seemingly hit out recently at rumours linking Aaron Ramsey with a return to Arsenal saying the midfielder 'wanted to leave' but none of it is what it seems.
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 7, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / POOL / AFP)

Arsene Wenger tips Manchester City or PSG to win Champions League

Arsene Wenger believes Manchester City or PSG are likely to win this year's Champions League due to the decline in the competition.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger attends a training session at London Colney on April 4, 2018 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger: Should I play Russian roulette a bit?

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he still misses the day-to-day grind of training a club side as he continues to weighs up a return to coaching against the state of his health.
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson. Picture: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger or Harry Redknapp: Paul Merson picks Redknapp

Paul Merson believes that Harry Redknapp was a better tactician than Arsene Wenger in comments that would be surprising if they came from anyone else.
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It’s harder to go unbeaten now says Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes it's getting harder and harder for teams to go unbeaten these days due to the quality of other teams as if going unbeaten wasn't hard before.
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

Mikel Arteta talks about his recent conversations with Arsene Wenger

Mikel Arteta admits he speaks fairly regularly with Arsene Wenger, to get advice and support in his new role, but not ahead of the FA Cup final.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R) and Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil smile as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS

Preparing for last minutes? Mesut Ozil trains with Arsenal squad ahead of Watford game

Mesut Ozil was pictured training with the Arsenal squad ahead of their last Premier League game of the season but there will be no goodbyes for the man who was supposed to herald a new era but turned out to be something else instead.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Demarai Gray of Leicester City after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 19, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

8 years later, Jose Mourinho finally understands Arsene Wenger’s point

Jose Mourinho led Tottenham to another trophyless-season when fourth place was worth something according to him. Remember when it wasn't?
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City reatcs during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Why Pep Guardiola looks daft after rant about Arsenal and Arsene Wenger

Pep Guardiola has decided to come out swinging after Manchester City were cleared on a technicality of being massive financial cheats, pity he didn't bother to check his facts first when taking aim at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger.
Arsene Wenger during an interview at the Mercedes Benz Building prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards on February 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

Arsene Wenger nails another prediction

Known by some as Mystic Weg, Arsene Wenger spoke in 2015 about the death of FFP and here we are in 2020 with the Court of Arbitration for Sport finally putting it's rotting carcass on display for all to see.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 3: Striker Thierry Henry (L) holds up his shirt with Manager Arsene Wenger having been signed for Arsenal 03 August, 1999 from Juventus for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year old French international, who played under Arsene Wenger at AS Monaco was the leading scorer for the French World Cup winning squad at France '98 scoring three goals during the tournament. (Photo credit SINEAD LYNCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger at Monaco

Arsene Wenger was at Arsenal for so long that most of us have forgotten he actually managed several other teams before his 1996 move to north London.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R) and Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil smile as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil’s wages explained by Arsene Wenger

As Arsenal try to get rid of Mesut Ozil while the German shows no sign of leaving and no clubs want to match his wages, let's look at the reason Arsene Wenger gave for offering him £350kpw in the first place.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks at the Winners Press Conference during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Christian Alminana/Getty Images for Laureus)

Brexit could ‘kill’ ‘Premier League ‘superiority’ says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes that Brexit could damage the Premier League and might return it to the type of league we watched before he arrived in England.
Arsenal's chairman Sir Chips Keswick (L) and chief executive officer Ivan Gazidis attend the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Paris-Saint-Germain vs Arsenal FC, on September 13, 2016 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE

Arsenal chairman retires and won’t be replaced

Arsenal's chairman, Sir Chips Keswick, has retired from the club as chairman and will not be replaced.
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Arsene Wenger: I won’t go back to Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has stated that he won't be returning to Arsenal.
LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 09: Julio Baptista (R) of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal to complete his hat trick with team mate Jeremie Aliadiere during the Carling Cup quarter final match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on January 9, 2007, in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger ‘went absolutely mental’ says former forward

Arsene Wenger 'went absolutely mental' says Jeremie Aliadiere, when Arsenal got smashed 6-1 by Manchester United which isn't entirely surprising given we all did...
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Remembering our goodbyes to Arsene Wenger

Two years ago, Arsene Wenger said goodbye to Arsenal after his final match. This was what I wrote at the time...
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's French forward Thierry Henry (R) celebrates as teammate Robert Pires (3rdL) is mobbed by Patrick Vieira (L), Ashley Cole (2ndL) Gilberto Silva (2ndR) and Dennis Bergkamp (3rdR) after scoring against Tottenham during their Premier League clash at White Hart Lane in north London, 25 April 2004. Arsenal leads 2-0 at half time. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN

Reliving Arsenal’s Invincibles: When Arsenal went undefeated

There have been many pretenders, including Liverpool in the 9/20 season, but none have come close to Arsenal's magnificent achievement of going undefeated.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Denilson (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal with Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner (2nd L) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates stadium, north London on March 20, 2010. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK

Former Gunner explains what he really thought of Arsene Wenger

Denilson was unhappy on a personal level during his time with Arsenal, but he still gushes with praise when it comes to his time under Arsene Wenger.
Arsenal's French coach Arsene Wenger waves as he arrive for a state dinner at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris, on June 6, 2014, following the international D-Day commemoration ceremony on the beach of Ouistreham, Normandy, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Reliving thoughts after Arsene Wenger announced he was leaving Arsenal

In many respects, Arsenal's 2-1 hammering of the newly crowned Premier League champions, Chelsea, in the Wembley sunshine last May can now be regarded as the cruelest of false dawns.