Wenger Reveals Why He Turned Down Man Utd In 2001

Arsene Wenger has revealed why he turned down the chance to manage Manchester United when he was offered the role in 2001 (via The Guardian).
There was a lot of surprise from people when it was revealed that Arsene Wenger was offered the Manchester United job back in 2001.
Sir Alex Ferguson was reportedly ready to retire at the time and the decision was so far along that his club had begun looking at replacements for the great Scot.
Arsene Wenger was at the top of former chairman Martin Edwards’ list as he has revealed in his new book. Now, Wenger has revealed why he turned down United and decided to stay at Arsenal.
“Because I love the values of this club and, for me, a club is about values first,” Wenger said. “One day it would be a good chat to have with the press to look at...
 
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