Previous Arsenal mentor, Arsene Wenger has removed himself from bits of gossip that he could come back to Arsenal to take up the empty job as club executive.
The retirement of Sir Chips Keswick toward the finish of May following 15 years as Chairman implies the club is without an executive heading into the resumption of the 2019/20 season one week from now.
Previous Arsenal safeguard Martin Keown, who went through eight years playing for Wenger, asked the club to choose Wenger as director saying the Frenchman’s arrival to the club at meeting room level would be
Keown told talkSPORT: ‘It would be something exceptional to see Arsene Wenger go onto the board.
‘I don’t think so by one way or another, I believe he’s said as of late he wouldn’t like to do that, never considered himself to be somebody who might sit on the board, yet they could do a great deal more awful.
‘I feel that would be nearly the ideal response for [Stan] Kroenke, the youthful Josh Kroenke, he needs that more seasoned individual maybe around, somebody with the experience.
Others would feel that it would be scary for [Mikel] Arteta – I don’t think so.
‘In case you’re a fruitful kind character, you don’t generally mind who else is in the structure. You grasp that information that could come in through the entryway.
Presently Wenger, at 70, has excused the gossip. In a one sentence answer, Wenger told beINSports: ‘The applicant says there is no up-and-comer.
Wenger’s last game as Arsenal supervisor came in May 2018, following 22 years at the club winning seven FA Cups and three Premier League titles.special