Wenger selects trophyless spell as shock Arsenal spotlight | Soccer


Arsene Wenger picked out a nine-year interval of comparatively little success on the pitch when requested for his Arsenal spotlight at his closing pre-match information convention.

Wenger will finish his 22-year reign as Arsenal boss following Sunday’s season-ending conflict with Huddersfield , bringing the curtain down on a stint that yielded three Premier League titles and a file seven FA Cups.

After a primary 9 years flush with silverware, the membership endured a troublesome interval following their transfer from Highbury to Emirates Stadium in 2006, and needed to wait till 2014 for his or her subsequent trophy.

However it’s protecting Arsenal aggressive throughout this era that Wenger considers his biggest achievement.

“Possibly my first title right here as a result of I got here fully unknown and I may win in my first full 12 months in cost the championship,” Wenger informed a media convention.

“However I might say personally, from 2006 to 2015 was definitely the interval the place I wanted to be the strongest and did one of the best job.

“As a result of I accepted to commit for 5 years once you resolve to construct the stadium to work with restricted assets and hold the membership able the place we are able to pay our money owed again.

“I personally suppose I did my finest job throughout that interval. Not probably the most glamorous, perhaps, however probably the most troublesome.”

Requested if there was one outcome he would change, Wenger – whose facet have been crushed Three-1 by Leicester on Wednesday – chosen his facet’s Europa League semi-final defeat by the hands of Atletico Madrid final week.

“It is at all times the final one – not Leicester as a result of there was nothing at stake, however Atletico Madrid,” he added.

“At all times the final ache is the largest one.

“The Champions League closing [defeat to Barcelona] was 2006, 12 years in the past. However my final ache, the final huge defeat, is that.”

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