Wenger opens up on what he will miss about Arsenal

Arnold Nichols
May 7, 2018

"I will miss you".

As he said, "One day I'll go up to heaven and He will ask 'What have you done with your life?' The only answer I have will be, 'I tried to win football games'".

"It will be hard to say thank you enough", he told a news conference (via Goal).

Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal will mount a challenge for the Premier League title after he leaves the club.

"What I could not predict is that clubs would move up another level financially that makes it more hard now".

"I've met people for whom I am the only Arsenal manager they have known, so now this is a good opportunity for the club to have new people and new ideas to continue to move the club forward, which is what I've tried to do my whole life".

"I have a certain idea of how to play football".

"At a big club I feel you have that responsiblity and for the supporters to have a special experience when they come to the club". Please, as you follow this team, support them next season because they deserve it.

Arsene Wenger bids farewell to a stadium he helped to build in more ways than one when he leads Arsenal at the Emirates for the final time at home to Burnley on Sunday.

However, a pair of goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - Wenger's final signing - book-ended efforts from Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac and Alex Iwobi, saw the visitors were swept aside in a Sunday stroll.

Burnley have qualified for Europe for the first time in 51 years thanks to finishing seventh.

The outgoing manager was given a guard of honour prior to kick-off before witnessing Arsenal cut loose against a Burnley side who arrived in the capital still harbouring hopes of leapfrogging their opponents. Arsene Wenger defends Mesut Ozil after former Arsenal defender Martin Keown said the German worldwide "isn't fit to wear the shirt".

Wenger could even afford the luxury of also handing club captain Per Mertesacker an outing from the bench for the closing stages in his final home game before retiring at the end of the season.

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