LONDON- Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal has announced he will step down as manager of the club after being at the helm for 22 years.
His tenure will end at the end of this season, the Frenchman said on Friday.
He said, “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,” Wenger said in a statement posted on the club’s website.
“I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years.”
His record stands at winning 10 major trophies in the 22 years, the remember-able and legendary unbeaten team of the 2003-2004 season in the Premier league, he recorded seven FA cups during his time.
His announcement might come as a surprise from some but he has had mounting pressure to step down over the recent years as the club has not won the Premier league in 14 years and risk missing a Champions league spot for a second time in a row this season.
He added, “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.”
After 22 years, 10 major trophies, more than 800 Premier League games, Arsene Wenger has announced his time as Gunners boss is coming to an end.
He will always have a place in Arsenal history.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 20, 2018
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