Arsene Wenger meets 18 years as coach of Arsenal
Arsene Wenger meets 18 years as Arsenal manager a circumstance that can practically only occur in the Premier League. Born in 1949, the Frenchman came to the bench “Gunners” the 1 October 1996 being in his forties and continuing to impart his doctrine being in his sixties. Since then 13 Titles, a number of records and a total change in the football philosophy of the London team.
Wenger soon got a hole, in its second season, managed to win the Premier and the FA Cup with a historic double. Before the end of the 20th century, his Arsenal was going to win two more titles, la Community Shield de 1998 and of 1999. The 21st century was going to start strong for Wenger with another double in the 2001/02, una Community, the FA Cup 2003 and the Premier of 2003/04.
A title that was also going to get with a record, after winning the title without losing a single game. From the hand of players like Henry or Pires, would also win the Community of 2004 and the FA Cup of 2005. Wenger's career as Arsenal manager looked unstoppable when he suddenly went into a spin. And is that Wenger remained in his position despite the fact that the London club took almost 9 years to win a title again.
In between, the thorn of that Champions that escaped against Barcelona in the final of 2006 where the Barça club won by 2-1. Finally, 2014, it was going to be the year that Wenger was to win a coaching title again with the FA Cup and the Community.
during these 18 years, Arsenal even changed stadium but not coach, a man whose story, is linked to the English team. Of course in love with quality football, Wenger's bet for almost two decades on young players has been firm, pulling scores of players out of the lower ranks. As defined in the upper echelons of the club “Gunner”, Arsène Wenger is the best manager in the history of Arsenal, the most important coach they have ever had. Eighteen years endorse him.