Some of Arsene Wenger’s Greatest Quotes
If you love English football, you probably have heard of the legendary Arsene Wenger. He is one of the greatest and longest serving managers to manage a football club in England. 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 stunning record winning over 16 trophies and keeping arsenal in the Champions League for over 20 consecutive years. It’s safe to say Arsene will go down into history as one of the best foreign managers in to ever manage a club in England. Over time Arsene has said a lot about players, managers, referees, and also about the game generally. Below are some of Arsene Wenger’s greatest quotes.
Without a doubt one of the most heated derbies in English football is that of Arsenal versus Tottenham derby, also referred to as the north London derby. For many years arsenal fans and Tottenham fans have hated each other and produced some of the most exciting matches in the premier league. 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 comment game Arsenal fans a reason to laugh and Tottenham fans a reason to hate Wenger even more.
There has also been many rivalries between Arsene Wenger and other managers. Probably the greatest rivalry between managers is the rivalry between Jose Mourinho who is also very successful and Arsene Wenger. The rivalry has even seen the two managers almost fight in front of thousands of fans. There has been numerous exchanges of insults between the two managers. Arsene Wenger once said that when you give success to stupid people they become even more stupid in reference to Mourinho. Arsene also said a lot concerning the very successful manager in and former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. The most memorable quote is when Wenger accused of Ferguson of knowing the fan who threw pizza and soup at him during a heated match at in Manchester.
Referees have also not been spared in Arsene Wenger’s rants. In football almost 90% of all the losing sides blame the referee for one reason or the other. Wenger was quoted stating referees are protected just like the lions at the zoo which makes seeking action against them when they make poor decisions impossible. 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. In his defense he said he denies his players’ wrong doing to protect them.