Arsene Wenger has officially announced
his plans to step down as manager at the end of this season. An era truly is coming to an end with this latest development from the North London side.
After 22 years at the helm of affairs at Arsenal, Le Prof is ready to move on
. This comes as a shocking, welcomed idea and to be honest painful piece of news.
It is too premature to begin a eulogy about The Enigma of a man that Arsene is and has been for The Gunners since October 1996, after taking over from Bruce Roich.
Nevertheless, it is imperative to state clearly, that despite the uproar that has hastened this latest development, the love that The Arsenal faithful have for him is indisputable.
His desire and hunger for success in the first decade of his managerial role, will always bring fond memories.
Most memorable will remain, The year of The Invincibles with a 49 game unbeaten streak in the 2003/04 league season.
The vision behind the construction of a 64000 seater stadium, state of the art facilities and playing style will always be a reminder of Arsene Wenger’s deeds.
The second decade of his managerial career at The Emirates were not as kind, as a trophyless run berthed division amongst fans.
A closer look at this reality can be largely connected with his multiple-role playing for The North London side, ever since the absence of David Dein, thereby diluting his focus from his primary assignment.
With only 5 league games left to the official end of the season, it is important all factions of The Arsenal faithful, come together to give the Manager and players all the support they can get in a bid to end the season on a high…
Next up is West Ham United at the Emirates which The Gunners should ideally cruise through as they are at home.
Thank you Arsene, it has been fun, pain and joy all the way.