- The Frenchman served as Manager for 21 years winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups
- The Club says a successor will be appointed “as soon as possible”
- He also led the club in a historic unbeaten run record
Arsenal Football Club Manager, Arsene Wenger has announced he would be leaving the club at the end of the season.
According to a statement from the Club, Wenger said: “I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years,” said Wenger. “I managed the club with full commitment and integrity.
“To all the Arsenal lovers, take care of the values of the club.”
And the reactions continued to flow in all over the world following the announcement of Wenger’s departure from the club. Prior to Wenger’s resignation, the club was losing the fan base where few fans turn up for the games. Although, his departure at the end of the season would be emotional.
The Team Captain, Per Mertesacker, said: We have just been informed basically. It is quite emotional. Obviously he has been at the club for such a long time, he has been so supportive to me. One major reason why I’m here is because of him. It’s been emotional and there will be time to digest it but it is a sad feeling right now.”
In 2003-04, he became the first manager since 1888-89 to lead a team through an English top-flight season unbeaten.