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Three more years at the Emirates for Wenger

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Photo: Arsene Wenger (Getty Images)

 

Arsenal Football Club has announced that their French manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new contract. The 64 year old manager has committed to a three year deal which runs until May 2017.

The news broke on the club’s official Twitter page confirming that the longest-serving manager currently in the Premier League had put pen to paper. The statement read, ‘It’s official, the #Arsenal boss has signed a new contract!’

Wenger himself expressed his willingness to stay at the club in order to build on last season’s FA Cup triumph. He told the club’s official website, ‘I want to stay and to continue to develop the team and the club. We are entering a very exciting period. We have a strong squad, financial stability and huge support around the world.’

‘We are all determined to bring more success to this club. The club has always shown faith in me and I’m very grateful for that. We have gone through fantastic periods and also periods where we have had to stick together.’

The next step now for Wenger and Arsenal’s board is to try and strengthen the squad during this summer’s transfer window. The Gunners has been linked to a number of players namely Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid. Wenger is reported to be on the hunt for a defensive midfielder, a central defender, a top class winger and a striker.

 

 

Yashiema Love

Senior Contributor

GiveMeSport Writing Academy

 

 

 

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