Arsene Wenger should retire at the end of the season

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The rise of modern managers highlights his flaws at Arsenal

Date: 12th April 2014 at 7:00am
Written by Ben Coldwell

As Roberto Martinez stood and marshalled his troops on the touchline, Arsene Wenger slumped there in his sleeping-bag-cum-coat muttering along to assistant Steve Bould. Wenger’s continuing bewilderment over Arsenal’s inability to gain points in the big Premier League fixtures has become troubling. In contrast to the likes of Martinez or Brendan Rodgers, Wenger’s interviews and pressers have become increasingly repetitive. They lack creativity, give no tactical insight, and tell the lay people nothing they can’t see for themselves. And with the rise of these younger modern managers in the Premier League, they are proving that even a man with the pedigree of Wenger can have a sell-by date. It is with almost comical regularity that Arsene Wenger refers to ‘spirit’, ‘character’, ‘mental attitude’, and most tellingly ‘confidence’. Whether the side performs incredibly or abysmally, all of these platitudes come out so much so you could play 'Arsene Wenger bingo' if you were sad enough to. He gives little insight into what the team did well or what they could have improved on. Everything is ... Read More

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