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Arsene Wenger and the story of why he really decided to leave Arsenal

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You live from london with james kumarisami in an era when english premier league managers are frequently fired the fact that he has lasted at one football club nicknamed the gunners for almost as many years as there are players on the pitch is quite an achievement but today after nearly twenty two years as arsenal manager arsene wenger announce that he'll be leaving the club at the end of the season in two thousand fifteen he spoke to the bbc about the pressures of the job sometimes for us being in maybe it'd be better be no all that because it makes you responsible for the happiness of so many people that the is huge that's how it is and the price to pay for passion is of course a negative emotion as well above wilson is a former arsenal and scotland goalkeeper and he's being closely connected with arsenal for decades so how did he react to today's news shock a degree of sadness degree of relief because the sadness comes from having been there when austin arrived i would go keeping coach at that time in amongst my media commitments and so i was there on day one and got to know him on day one and we have been privileged to be part of the extraordinary twenty one years austin has achieved extraordinary things he is a gentleman incredible gentlemen he's an amazing brain on him i think you know he could have been a fantastic politician his knowledge across not just football but i'm talking about world affairs about illness about almost anything you know he he's so well read in that way what about his impact on on the players and the kind of habits that might have been prevalent in those days that he took one look at and said well we need to change things i think he speaks more for us and then he does the players that when he laid forth all the rehydration bit all the food bit older drink unbanning this sort of food and that sort of food that they all bought into this guy who appeared who looks anything like a form of all that bespectacled and and had this almost professorial sort of way about him they all bought into what he was laying in front of them and he changed everything that he changed the players thinking and.

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