Before Arsenal played host to Chelsea last weekend in a match that none of us want to remember for long, the interim boss of the blues Guus Hiddink suggested that Arsene Wenger and his very long spell as the manager of a top flight club like the Gunners could soon be looked on as a piece of history, because bosses just do not seem to get anything like that sort of time anymore.
Arsenal fans must beware of Man United’s demise by JH
I think if you asked every Arsenal fan in the world, to name one club that has brought them the most joy in the last 3 years, without picking Arsenal, I would suggest nearly everyone would go for Manchester United.
They were never exactly the best of friends, especially when Arsenal were the main rival to Manchester United in the search for trophy success, but Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson clearly have some respect for each other, rather than the thinly veiled dislike and disrespect that is between the Arsenal boss and Jose Mourinho.
Yesterday, one of our readers, Adam Kemp, wrote a long and detailed article about why Arsene Wenger is holding back Arsenal chances of success. This generated a lot of responses, and The Analyzer wrote a comment that was even more detailed than Adam Kemp’s article. He has asked me to post it as an article in its own right for discussion. So here it is……
If you take a quick look at the managers around in English Premier League, you will find that the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is in a different league of his own. Wenger has managed more matches at Arsenal than the combined total of games of all his Premier League rivals at their current clubs.
It also makes you wonder how long it will be before he bids adieu. There will be all sorts of questions – will this be his last season, does he want to win another Premier League title before bidding goodbye or is he planning for next season too?