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Arsene Wenger’s Greatest Quotes

If you are a football fan, you probably have heard of the great Arsene Wenger. He is not only one of the greatest managers to ever manage a football club in England but he is also the longest serving manager in the history of football. He’s been managing Arsenal football club for over 21 years which is one of the top four clubs in English players. In that period he has had a magnificent record winning more than 16 cups and keeping Arsenal in the Champions League for over 20 years consecutively. Without a doubt Arsene will go down in history as one of the greatest foreign managers in England. Over the past two decades Arsene has had a lot to say about players, referees, other managers and also about the game in general. Below are a few examples of hilarious quotes made by Arsene Wenger.

One of the greatest derbies in English football is the arsenal versus Tottenham derby, also known as the north London derby. Tottenham and Arsenal fans have despised each other for decades which has produced some of the most exciting matches in English football. Arsene Wenger has said a lot about Tottenham however just one is remembered by most folks. There is an occasion Wenger said he tried to watch a Tottenham game in his hotel room but fell asleep watching it. That quote made Arsenal fans laugh at their rivals and Tottenham fans hate Wenger more.

There has also been many rivalries between Arsene Wenger and other managers. The biggest rivalry has been with Jose Mourinho who is also one of the most successful managers in football. The rivalry has even seen the two managers almost fight in front of thousands of fans. Both managers have hurled insults at each other on multiple occasions. Arsene Wenger once said that Mourinho’s success had made him much more stupid instead of making him more intelligent. Arsene has also had a lot to say about Manchester United’s former manager and the most successful manager in English football Sir Alex Ferguson. Everybody remembers when Wenger accused of Ferguson of hiding the identity of the fan who threw soup and pizza at him at in Manchester during a game.

Referees have also not been spared in Arsene Wenger’s rants. It is very common for managers to attack the referees when they lose a match. Wenger was quoted saying referees are protected like lions at the zoo which makes seeking action against them Impossible when they make lousy decisions. He further has been quoted on multiple occasions claiming he did not see the foul his player committed even when it was clear to everyone else. When asked about it he claimed he says it to protect his players.