Jubilation As Arsenal Legend Arsene Wenger Linked With Top European Job This Summer

Jubilation As Arsenal Legend Arsene Wenger Linked With Top European Job This Summer

  • Arsene Wenger is set to land his first managerial job three years after parting ways with Premier League outfit Arsenal
  • The three-time Premier League winner has since then taken up a role with the world football governing body FIFA
  • Switzerland are now hoping to secure the services of the Frenchman after losing their coach to Ligue 1 side Bordeaux

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Arsene Wenger may quit his role as FIFA's chief of global football development to take up the Switzerland head coach job.

The 71-year-old has not managed any team since he parted ways with Premier League side Arsenal in May 2018.

And with Vladimir Petkovic recently named as the new manager of Bordeaux, the former Gunners handler is now considered the best candidate to take over from him.

Jubilation As Arsenal Legend Arsene Wenger Linked With Top European Job This Summer
Switzerland after dumping France out of the European Championship at the last 16 stage. Photo by Marcio Machado
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Sources claim the Swiss FA wants a coach who can quickly settle into the team as they continue preparations toward the 2022 FIFA World Cup staging in Qatar.

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SunSport reports that Switzerland made attempts to land Wenger in 1995 but he was too faithful to break his contract with Japanese club Nagoya Grampus back then.

One year after, he was appointed the manager of the North London club and he went ahead to win three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups.

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The Sun further revealed that the Strasbourg-born tactician speaks six languages fluently - making him an ideal fit for a Swiss side made up of German, French and Italian speakers.

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