'One word, respect' - Sanogo pays tribute to Wenger on Facebook

Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo has paid homage to his manager Arsene Wenger.


This week saw Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger celebrate 18 years in charge of the club. The Frenchman was barely known when he arrived from Nagoya Grampus Eight in 1996 but he has gone on to become a legend in North London.

He has overseen the rise of legends such as Patrick Vieira, Thierry Henry and Freddie Ljungberg, won four Premier League titles, six FA Cups and he of course led the team to an unbeaten season, the team becoming known as 'The Invincibles'.

Much of that success has been down to plucking young talent from obscurity and making them world-class - such as Henry, Ljungberg and Cesc Fabregas.

Another player he will be hoping to have a similar impact is Yaya Sanogo.

The French under-21 international was snapped up from Auxerre last summer. Considered by many to already be ruined by early injuries Wenger saw something in him and has certainly given him chances in the first-team since his arrival.

Today Sanogo shared a video celebrating the anniversary that was put together by the club on his official Facebook page with the simple tag-line...One word : RESPECT! Beautiful victory last night.

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