'I Will Miss You' - Emotional Goodbye Doesn't Hide Issues At Arsenal


This is the big one in terms of Arsène Wenger's farewell - his final home game and Arsenal have lots planned, including "Merci Arsène" T-shirts for the fans.

"I will always be an Arsenal fan".

"I'd say what has linked all my teams through the years is the desire to play as a connected team, at a high pace, and to make the players reach a complex form of collective football".

In fact, Rioch tells one story about an unnamed player who admitted he came close to ending his own life just minutes before.

The failure to win the title since 2004 has proved costly for Wenger and the Frenchman was presented on the Emirates Stadium pitch with a miniature gold version of the trophy to celebrate the unbeaten Invincibles season 14 years ago.

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

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"I don't know [about a break]", Wenger added.

Iwobi scored the fourth goal on 64 minutes before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the rout 15 minutes to time. "I hope to see you soon".

A pair of Top Seven tilts finish the Premier League weekend at 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday.

Arsenal's last two matches are both away matches at former champions Leicester City in midweek and relegation-threatened Huddersfield Town on the last day.

"First of all I have to decide what I do in the future and take a bit of distance because the intensity I've had over the last 22 years demands a little bit of reflection". Arsene Wenger started by making an address to the crowd, no notes, speaking about what the club means to him.

"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".