It has been announced that Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal at the end of the season, after over 22 years at the club.
The Legendary boss will be calling quits on his Arsenal career at the end of the season, in one of the longest reigns in Premier League history.
In Arsene’s career at the club, Wenger has won the Premier League three times, the FA Cup seven times, and the Community Shield seven times.
The news comes after many years of fan unrest, with many high profile Arsenal fans calling for the Frenchman to leave the club.
In a statement, Wenger said:
“After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season.
I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years.
I managed the club with full commitment and integrity.
I want to thank the staff, the players, the Directors and the fans who make this club so special.
I urge our fans to stand behind the team to finish on a high.
To all the Arsenal lovers take care of the values of the club”.
Wenger will leave Arsenal, meaning that the club will have to appoint a new boss for the first time in 22 years.
Names touted for the role include Patrick Viera, Thomas Tuchel, Carlo Ancelotti and Joachim Loew.
Wenger will go down in history as a manager who changed the English game, and one of the most successful managers in English history.