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Arsene Wenger has revealed his desire to keep working as a manager beyond this season whether at Arsenal or not.
The 66 year old is in the final year of his contract at Arsenal and is yet to indicate whether he will sign a new deal with us. He has repeatedly stressed that he won’t make a decision on his future until the end of the season and we are made to believe that his decision will be based on how well the team performs this season.
Despite his age, Wenger has revealed he will not leave management even if he leaves us at the end of the season. The French tactician believes he still has the hunger and desire to continue coaching a team.
“I like to do what I do. Will I do something else one day? I don’t know. But I’m not at the end of my knowledge or desire to do more and become better,” Wenger said.
“The only thing that drives me on is I want to be a better manager [tomorrow] than I am today. As long as I have that, I don’t want to stop my career. Even if I feel I don’t do well [at Arsenal] I will manage somewhere else maybe. The disadvantage when you’re getting older is that everyone asks you always, when will you stop? I don’t know. I just try to do well and enjoy what I do.”
Wenger’s desire to continue will come as a huge boost to the decision makers at our club. It is believed the board want the French man to continue beyond the current campaign and will be happy with the boss’ recent comments.
The manager’s comment is a hint that he is likely to remain with us. The boss recently celebrated 20 years as manager of our great club and one can conveniently say he is already a part and parcel of our club, so it should be difficult for him to turn down our offer if offered one.
We believe there is a big possibility he will remain with us if he isn’t going into retirement unless he is interested in coaching a national team.