Some of Arsene Wenger's Greatest Quotes
You probably have heard of the great Arsene Wenger if you are a football fan. He is one of the greatest and longest serving managers to manage a football club in England. He has been a manager of Arsenal football club which is one of the biggest clubs in England for over two decades. In that period he has had a stunning record winning over 16 trophies and keeping arsenal in the Champions League for over 20 consecutive years. It's no secret that Arsene will be remembered as one of the greatest foreign managers to ever manage an English team. Over the past two decades Arsene has had a lot to say about players, referees, other managers and also about the game in general. Below are a few examples of hilarious quotes made by Arsene Wenger.
One of the greatest derbies in English football is the arsenal versus Tottenham derby, also known as the north London derby. Tottenham and Arsenal fans have despised each other for decades which has produced some of the most exciting matches in English football. Arsene Wenger has made hilarious quotes on Tottenham but one is remembered by most people as one of the funniest quotes ever. There is a time Wenger said he was watching a Tottenham game on TV in his hotel room but fell asleep watching it. That comment game Arsenal fans a reason to laugh and Tottenham fans a reason to hate Wenger even more.
Arsene Wenger has also had many rivalries with top English football managers. Probably the greatest rivalry between managers is the rivalry between Jose Mourinho who is also very successful and Arsene Wenger. The rivalry has even seen the two managers almost fight in front of thousands of fans. There has been numerous exchanges of insults between the two managers. Arsene Wenger once said that when you give success to stupid people they become even more stupid in reference to Mourinho. Arsene has also had a lot to say about Manchester United's former manager and the most successful manager in English football Sir Alex Ferguson. Everybody remembers when Wenger accused of Ferguson of hiding the identity of the fan who threw soup and pizza at him at in Manchester during a game.
Referees have also been mentioned a few times during Arsene Wenger's rants. Whenever they lose a match it is common for managers to blame the loss on the referees' decisions. Wenger has been quoted saying referees are protected like the lions in a zoo which makes going after them for poor decisions impossible. He further has been quoted on multiple occasions claiming he did not see the foul his player committed even when it was clear to everyone else. In his defense he said he denies his players' fouls in order to safeguard them.