2022 World Cup hosts Qatar want Arsene Wenger as next manager

2022 World Cup hosts Qatar want Arsene Wenger as next manager

- Qatar are planning to hire former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger as their next head coach

- The French tactician has been out of job since he parted ways with the Gunners after the 2017-18 season

- Qatar are the next hosts of the FIFA World Cup

Qatar have reportedly approached former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to become their new head coach ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

The 69-year-old tactician became jobless after stepping down from his coaching job at the Emirates Stadium last summer after his 22 year reign at the club.

He was however listed as one of the managers to join Real Madrid earlier in the season but the deal never saw the light of the day.

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Meanwhile, SunSport quoting France Football reports the 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar have approached the Frenchman over their national team's manager role.

The Qatari FA have not been impressed with their current coach and former Barcelona youth team coach Felix Sanchez over poor results.

Qatar were dumped out of the 2017 Gulf Cup at the group stage, despite winning the previous edition of the tournament.

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They also failed to qualify for last year's edition of the FIFA World Cup staged in Russia, and will be counting on Wenger's expertise to achieve their goal.

Report also claims that the former Gunners boss was approached by Japan after their dramatic defeat to Belgium in the round of 16.

Bayern Munich and AC Milan have also considered signing the tactician to improve their clubs' struggles in their various leagues.

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Wenger has never coached a national team before, but has hinted at a move into international football ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Legit.ng recalls that former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted he will return to football management in January 2019.

Since the Frenchman left the Gunners last season, he has been linked with many clubs in Europe with Paris-Saint-Germain said to be ready to give him a role.

Wenger spent 22 years at Arsenal and he has been replaced with Unai Emery who has won his last six Premier League games this season.

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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