Wenger tips Vieira to succeed him at Arsenal

Wenger tips Vieira to succeed him at Arsenal

first_imgArsene Wenger has tipped his former captain Patrick Vieira to potentially succeed him one day as the future manger of ArsenalThe former France midfielder began his coaching career at youth level with his last club Manchester City, after retiring from football in 2011 with a FA Cup winners medal.Vieira joined Arsenal in 1996 for Wenger’s first season in charge at the Highbury stadium, where the duo won three Premier League titles and a trio of FA Cups during his nine-year stay at Arsenal.Currently Vieira has been in charge of MLS side New York City FC since January 2016 and has impressed in his spell in America with the 41 year-old having recently been linked with the Arsenal job, in light of another difficult season at the Emirates.Wenger, who has one year remaining on his contract, agrees that Vieira has the potential to succeed him.Jadon SanchoMerson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.“He works in the moment in New York and he works for Manchester City,” said Wenger, according to SportsKeeda.“He’s a guy who has the potential one day, yes. I’ve followed his managerial career.“I think he does very well but overall, this Premier League is special.“You have to come in and there are plenty of former players who played here who have potential, the intelligence and knowledge to do it.”last_img

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