All you need to know about Legendary Arsenal manager
Arsène Wenger was born 22 October 1949 is a French former football manager He was the head-coach of Arsenal from 1996 to 2018, where he was the most successful in the club’s history and long-serving. His contribution to English football through changes to scouting, players’ workouts, and nutrition regimens revitalised the Gunners and aided the globalisation of the sport in the 21st century.
Wenger has joined Ligue 2 team AS Cannes as an assistant coach in 1983. A year later, through the recommendation by Aldo Platini, he becomes the manager of another French club Nancy, At the end of the 1984–85 campaign, his team finished 12th in the Ligue 1 table, three places higher than in the previous season. next season Frenchman failed to repeat the same and his team was relegated from the club.
In January 1995, Frenchman joined the Japanese club Nagoya Grampus Eight. His assistant was Boro Primorac.
Wenger has enjoyed a successful 18-month stint with the team, as Nagoya Grampus won the national cup tournament, the Emperor’s Cup, in his first campaign and he received the J-League Manager of the Year award in 1995. In his final season, Nagoya Grampus finished on second place. This was the team’s best position until 2010, when Wenger’s ex-protégé Dragan Stojković led the team to their first trophy.
On 22 September 1996, Arsene Wenger was unveiled as Arsenal manager, after Japanese club, Nagoya Grampus granted him his release. He officially assumed the role on 1 October 1996 and since then he has made history at the club.
Seven FA Cup titles: 1997–98, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2016–17
FA Charity/Community Shield: 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2015, 2017
One of the most important things for the former Arsenal manager is the knowledge of languages. While some head-coaches barely speak two, Frenchman could speak on six different languages – French, Spanish, English, German, Italian and some Japanese. No wonder he’s called “The Professor”.