Who can replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

"You have to be careful about picking former players because of what they've achieved previously, they have to be the right coach and have the right mentality". Here's what we've come up with for our ultimate Wenger XI. And I always say that for some the memory's short, but for us football people - the real football people who are the ones inside the four lines, playing, or the managers, or the refs - the others live on in us. But to have 22 years at it... Sometimes it's at home, sometimes it's away. It's no disrespect, it's just the way football is.

Winterburn has also commented on what the new manager will have to do immediately at Arsenal.

The news was received with mixed reactions from Soccer fans especially across the Arsenal followers community across the globe but captain Per Mertesacker had an interesting observation to make.

Arsenal 2-1 Leicester City 15/05/04, Premier League Mocked for suggesting Arsenal could go through a campaign unbeaten, Wenger emulated the Preston North End "Invincibles" of 1888/89 with this win, finishing the Premier League campaign without defeat in the midst of an English-record 49-game unbeaten run.

"He's a guy who has the potential one day, yes", he told a press conference. It's a great opportunity.

Pulis said: "I've managed to beat him at Stoke, WBA and Palace ..." Move over Herbert, Arsene Wenger the greatest Arsenal Manager. The lack of competition there may see the Northern Ireland manager return south to prove his worth. They have to look at it carefully.

Currently, one of Nigeria's Russian Federation 2018 World Cup hopes Alex Iwobi owes his rise to Wenger, who trusted the academy player and promoted him to the senior side in 2015.

It's going to be interesting to see what Wenger decides to do in the summer but no doubt he'll still have plenty of offers if he wants another challenge. Football's not like that now, the landscape has changed dramatically.

It is preserving those very values that have split the fan base down the middle. Obviously, he has his job with Belgium but his love for the club, his knowledge of the game is incredible. I think it's great, a fantastic story.

'I used to be attempting to speak from the center and it went a bit, I might say, too far. I think it's a great club.

Jose Mourinho insists he always had respect for Arsene Wenger even during their heated run-ins.

Campbell's Arsenal career ended in agony, however, losing out to Barcelona in the 2006 Champions League final, with the England worldwide scoring the opening goal before Frank Rijkaard's men turned it around late on.

"Congratulations on an incredible 22-year career at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, and best of luck for the rest of the season... apart from on your 60th game against us next Sunday".

One of the Arsenal faithfuls can also be considered in handling the managerial responsibilities at the Emirates following his past achievement with the club.

"It feels like the right time, and he will be remembered fondly at this club".

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  • Julie Sanders