It's not easy to say goodbye, says Wenger

I'm not joining Arsenal Juventus boss Allegri insists

I'm not joining Arsenal Juventus boss Allegri insists

Arsenal travelled to The King Power Stadium to take on a shockingly out of form Leicester side which was thrashed by Crystal Palace 5-0 before losing at home to a terribly inconsistent West Ham unit.

"It's a fantastic stadium - but there was something special at Highbury that you could never recreate when you build something new".

After 22 years, Arsene Wenger's curtain call is upon us.

David Ospina has called for "clarity" at Arsenal, with the club yet to decide who will fill the void created by Arsene Wenger's impending departure.

Arsenal have only won one of their last five matches in all competitions, drawing one and losing three.

"We had to do it".

"It was a nice day for Huddersfield as well".

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These days the club aren't weighed down by the debt anymore, but they still find themselves struggling to compete financially with clubs like Manchester City. But Wenger revolutionised the game, delivering the double in his first full season and in 2001/02.

"There are some things that have changed [since 2006]. To keep my sense of humour, I should have announced every week that I leave because people have been so nice with me since I said that", Wenger said. The prices have gone up.

Arsene Wenger was greeted warmly by fans outside the stadium and the players inside the stadium as he made his way onto the pitch between a guard of honour formed by the Huddersfield squad. Today a guy like Kane, Tottenham can sell him for £100m, maybe more? £100m? So they might get more supply. "But they have to face it".

Thursday's pre-match press conference by Arsène Wenger revealed that he has no plans yet as to what his next step will be. "Belgium is a good championship, play a year there".

But as the home fans revelled in a party atmosphere it was soon apparent Wenger's players would have to fight hard to clinch a win for their boss.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on his protracted farewell: "I enjoyed some aspects of it, yes - and not all". If he decides to move because he has this option I will not say: "You don't have to go". The end of the Frenchman's reign will bring a different outlook to the club after 22 long years with the Arsenal faithful eager for a breath of fresh air at the Emirates Stadium.

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