While Wenger's departure had to happen eventually, it seemed that no one actually believed his Emirates exit would be happening so soon. "The fans were not happy and I can understand that and I have to live with that and I can accept that".
Arsene Wenger reportedly made a decision to bring an end to his 21-year reign at Arsenal an entire month ago, after it became clear to the Frenchman that the club was preparing to relieve him of his duties once the current season came to an end.
After Fergie left Man Utd (and a bit of a mess behind him), the Mancs finished seventh, fourth, fifth and sixth, in these past four seasons.More news: Senate Judiciary Panel Puts Off Bill to Protect Mueller
That season they finished fifth but in the first three seasons of the Premier League, Arsenal actually ended up 10th (1992/93), 4th (1993/94) and 12th (1994/95), once again emphasising just what a brilliant job Arsene Wenger has done and that it is fact that the Gunners were in no way one of the dominant clubs before the Frenchman arrived. "He has been enormously successful and will undoubtedly go down in history as the greatest Arsenal manager ever".
Naturally, several contenders find themselves in the running, and former Liverpool and Real Madrid boss Benitez is certainly among them.
Favre, who managed Borussia Monchengladbach from 2011-2015 and got the best out of then-Gladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, helped Nice qualify for European football while handling the attitude of players like Mario Balotelli and constant rumours of his top players' future. They are out of trouble when it looked like they would be in a relegation battle, and now they are sitting really healthy in the league.More news: Nishikori Fights Back To Reach Monte Carlo Final
"He is going to be 69 in October and he is extraordinarily fit".
However, according to the Daily Mail, Wenger himself (along with a fey key people) knew that his time at the club was up an entire month ago. "It's not an easy job".More news: Trump attacks New York Times journalist over Cohen article