Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he has no intention of ever coming back to the Emirate Stadium on any capacity. The Frenchman left Arsenal in May 2018 after spending 22 years with the North London side. The manager was succeded by Unai Emery who sacked early this year before Mikel Arteta was named the new manager of Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger is the only manager to have won the Premier League unbeaten in a season since the start of the English Premier League. Liverpool came close to breaking the record but Watford ended their unbeaten run after they beat The Reds 3-0 before the league was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Arsene Wenger said he was delighted to see Liverpool lose the chance to replicate his feat in February, he revealed that he has no intention of returning to the Emirates Stadium for any reason. He won three Premier League titles during his reign at the club and the most profound was the one he lifted without losing a single match all through the campaign.
Arsene Wenger’s invincible reign in 2003-04 season is one which will remain in the hearts of sports fans. The 70-year-old said when asked if he will like to return to Arsenal, he said: “Would I return to the Emirates Stadium? “I always said to myself that I would be leaving Arsenal completely. That’s the decision I made.”
The Frenchman said he does not plan to return to the stadium even as a spectator despite various positions considered for Wenger, but none will be filled at Arsenal. After his retirement he indicated intentions to return to a football management role in top European leagues but no club came for him. He was however give a post with football governing body as FIFA’s head of global football development.