You probably have heard of the great Arsene Wenger if you are a football fan. He is one of the greatest and longest serving managers to manage a football club in England. He’s been managing Arsenal football club for over 21 years which is one of the top four clubs in English players. 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 safe to say Arsene will go down into history as one of the best foreign managers in to ever manage a club in England. Over time Arsene has said a lot about players, managers, referees, and also about the game generally. Below are a few examples of hilarious quotes made by Arsene Wenger.
Certainly one of the greatest derbies in football is the Arsenal versus Tottenham derby, also called the north London derby. Tottenham and Arsenal fans have despised each other for decades which has produced some of the most exciting matches in English football. Arsene Wenger has made many quotes about Tottenham but most people remember only one. There is an occasion Wenger said he tried to watch a Tottenham game in his hotel room but fell asleep watching it. That quote made Arsenal fans laugh at their rivals and Tottenham fans hate Wenger more.
Arsene Wenger has also had lots of rivalries with managers. Probably the greatest rivalry between managers is the rivalry between Jose Mourinho who is also very successful and Arsene Wenger. Their rivalry was so heated they almost fought in front of the fans. There has been numerous exchanges of insults between the two managers. 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 said a lot concerning the very successful manager in and former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. The most memorable quote is when Wenger accused of Ferguson of knowing the fan who threw pizza and soup at him during a heated match at in Manchester.
Arsene Wenger has also had a lot to say about referees. It is very common for managers to attack the referees when they lose a match. Wenger was quoted saying referees are protected like lions at the zoo which makes seeking action against them Impossible when they make lousy decisions. He further has been quoted on multiple occasions claiming he did not see the foul his player committed even when it was clear to everyone else. In his defense he said he denies his players’ fouls in order to safeguard them.