Report: PSG make approach for Arsenal's long-serving boss


A report has claimed that Paris St Germain have sounded out Arsene Wenger about becoming their next manager.

As outlined in French media outlet L’Equipe, PSG owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi approached Wenger to become the new manager of the Ligue 1 club a few weeks ago.

It appears as if Wenger is coming towards the end of his time with Arsenal, having been at the club since the 1990’s, and being 65-years-old now. He is frequently criticised for his outdated approach to management, but, as he proved by defeating Manchester United earlier this week, it appears as if he is coming to terms with the modern game.

Regardless of his current reputation, the Frenchman could quite easily walk into any job in world football, and one would suspect that, if he did leave the Gunners, it would be to return to France.

Wenger has not managed in his homeland since 1994, when he left Monaco after seven successful years with the principality club. They would probably offer him a route back into football, but it appears as if it is France’s other big-spenders who are keen on the Premier League veteran.

As claimed by L'Equipe and quoted by Sport Witness, PSG approached Wenger a few weeks ago about becoming their new manager following a potential departure for Laurent Blanc, although he turned down such a move.

Despite the occasional criticism aimed at him from certain sections of the media, as well as Arsenal fans, Wenger is well set in his job at the Emirates and has no need to leave. One would suspect that, before he leaves, he still intends to win another Premier League title - or even the one trophy missing from his collection, the Champions League.

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