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Arsenal confirm contract extension Wenger until mid-2019

Arsenal confirm contract extension Wenger until mid-2019

Arsène Wenger is going for another two years at Arsenal. The French manager has his expiring commitment was extended until mid-2019, as confirmed by the London club on Wednesday.

The American owner Stan Kroenke said that Wenger is the right person to Arsenal success. “Our ambition is the Premier League to win and prizes in Europe. Arsène is the right man for, he can be our ambition to be a reality. His service record is fantastic,” said Kroenke on the website of Arsenal

The 67-year-old Striker since 1996, working at the ‘Gunners’, with which he three times champion of England and seven times seized the FA Cup. The championships (1998, 2002 and 2004) are, however, already long ago and so got Wenger, especially this season by fierce criticism from the fans.

The Gunners ended the season in the Premier League as the fifth, but Wenger took the club to the FA Cup by Chelsea on Saturday with a 2-1 defeat. That victory seems the Frenchman is somewhat saved.

As well as Kroenke will see Wenger’s future at Arsenal with confidence. “I love this club and am excited and optimistic. We see what we can do and how we may be stronger,” said Wenger, who is counting on reinforcements for the upcoming season. “We have a strong selection and with a few additions, we can become even more successful.”

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Wenger was in August 1996, was appointed as the successor of the sacked Bruce Rioch. The Frenchman was as a coach, previously working for AS Nancy, AS Monaco, and the Japanese Nagoya Grampus Eight.

He made, among others, with the contribution of Dennis Bergkamp from ‘Boring Arsenal’ again an attractive team who took part to the prices in England and Europe. Over the past thirteen years, the title however not more to North London. In 2006, Wenger with Arsenal still in the Champions League final, in which FC Barcelona too strong turned out.

In 2014 came with the FA Cup win to end nine years without prices for Arsenal, that the main English cup in 2015 and this past weekend won. Saturday was Chelsea with 2-1 records in Wembley.

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