Former Arsenal star Alexander Hleb says it was a mistake to leave the club for Barcelona. Hleb joined the Gunners from Stuttgart in 2005 and spent three seasons in north London, making 130 appearances and reaching the Champions League final with the club. The former attacking midfielder was not able to secure a regular spot in Barca’s starting […]

Harry Redknapp was a more accomplished tactician than Arsene Wenger, according to former Arsenal forward Paul Merson. Merson spent 12 years at Arsenal but was sold to relegated Middlesbrough just one season into Wenger’s reign, eventually going on to shine under Redknapp at Portsmouth. Portsmouth were promoted to the Premier League after racking up […]

FIFA’s head of global football development Arsene Wenger has called for the reformation of Financial Fair Play (FFP), stating his belief that the current set of rules benefits the established elite European clubs and prevents investment from smaller sides, which he believes is “not normal”. Implementation of the regulations came into […]

Arsene Wenger says Kylian Mbappe is the leading contender to replace Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the game – but England’s new generation are hot on his heels. With Messi now 32 and Ronaldo 35, football fans are having to come to terms with the fact that […]

Former Arsenal stars Ray Parlour and Martin Keown agree that Arsene Wenger should be given a statue outside the Emirates Stadium. Wenger managed the Gunners for 22 years and is the most successful and longest-serving head coach in the club’s history. The Frenchman led Arsenal to three Premier League crowns and seven FA Cup […]

Arsene Wenger backed the ban UEFA handed down to Manchester City for breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations but acknowledged some “evolution” is needed in the rules. UEFA announced on Friday that City had been handed a two-season suspension from European competition and a €30 million (£25m/$33m) fine for breaching their FFP framework. The club […]

Everton winger Alex Iwobi says he can see clear similarities between Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti and former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Iwobi, 23, broke into the Gunners’ first team under Wenger in 2015, before leaving for Goodison Park in a £40 million ($49m) deal last summer. He has hardly featured under Ancelotti so far, having […]

Looking For More?