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Some of Arsene Wenger’s Greatest Quotes

You probably have heard of the great Arsene Wenger if you are a football fan. He is not only one of the greatest managers to ever manage a football club in England but he is also the longest serving manager in the history of football. He has been a manager of Arsenal soccer team which is among the biggest clubs in England for over 20 years. In that period he has had a magnificent record winning more than 16 cups and keeping Arsenal in the Champions League for over 20 years consecutively. 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 the past two decades Arsene has had a lot to say about players, referees, other managers and also about the game in general. Below are a few examples of hilarious quotes made by Arsene Wenger.

Certainly one of the greatest derbies in football is the Arsenal versus Tottenham derby, also called the north London derby. For a lot of years Tottenham and Arsenal fans hatred has produced some of the most exciting matches in the English premier league. Arsene Wenger has made hilarious quotes on Tottenham but one is remembered by most people as one of the funniest quotes ever. There was a time Wenger said he fell asleep watching the Tottenham game on TV in his hotel room. 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. The biggest rivalry has been with Jose Mourinho who is also one of the most successful managers in football. There was a time the rivalry was so heated they almost fought in public. There has been numerous exchanges of insults between the two managers. Arsene Wenger once said that Mourinho’s success had made him much more stupid instead of making him more intelligent. Arsene has also had a lot to say about Manchester United’s former manager and the most successful manager in English football Sir Alex Ferguson. Everybody remembers when Wenger accused of Ferguson of hiding the identity of the fan who threw soup and pizza at him at in Manchester during a game.

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 also was quoted several times saying he did not find his players guilty of an offense that everyone including him and the referee saw. In his defense he said he denies his players’ wrong doing to protect them.