Arsene Wenger’s Hilarious Quotes
If you love English football, you probably have heard of the legendary Arsene Wenger. He is one of the greatest and longest serving managers to manage a football club in England. He has been a manager of Arsenal football club which is one of the biggest clubs in England for over two decades. In that period he has had a stunning record winning over 16 trophies and keeping arsenal in the Champions League for over 20 consecutive years. It’s no secret that Arsene will be remembered as one of the greatest foreign managers to ever manage an English team. Over time Arsene has said a lot about players, managers, referees, and also about the game generally. Below are some of Arsene Wenger’s greatest quotes.
One of the greatest derbies in English football is the arsenal versus Tottenham derby, also known as the north London derby. For a lot of years Tottenham and Arsenal fans hatred has produced some of the most exciting matches in the English premier league. Arsene Wenger has said a lot about Tottenham however just one is remembered by most folks. There was a time Wenger said he fell asleep watching the Tottenham game on TV in his hotel room. That comment game Arsenal fans a reason to laugh and Tottenham fans a reason to hate Wenger even more.
Arsene Wenger has also had many rivalries with top English football managers. Probably the greatest rivalry between managers is the rivalry between Jose Mourinho who is also very successful and Arsene Wenger. There was a time the rivalry was so heated they almost fought in public. Both managers have insulted each other in public on multiple occasions. A memorable quote is when Arsene Wenger said that instead of making him more intelligent Mourinho’s success had made him much more stupid. Arsene also had a lot to say about the most successful manager in English football and former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. He once accused Sir Alex of knowing the person who threw soup and pizza at him during a game at Old Trafford.
Arsene Wenger has also had a lot to say about referees. Whenever they lose a match it is common for managers to blame the loss on the referees’ decisions. Wenger has been quoted saying referees are protected like the lions in a zoo which makes going after them for poor decisions impossible. He also has been quoted many times saying he did not see his players commit a foul which everyone including the referee saw and took action against. In his defense he said he denies his players’ fouls in order to safeguard them.