Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger was inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame today alongside former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
The Frenchman spent 22 years at the helm at Arsenal and transformed the club. He is one of the biggest reasons why many people love the Gunners today, and he made us a global brand.
Wenger was deservedly inducted into the Hall of Fame today, and everyone who knew him is absolutely delighted.
Arteta, Vieira and Ian Wright sum up Arsene Wenger in just one word
Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger is one of the greatest managers to ever grace the game.
He changed the face of English football when he arrived in 1996 with his new ideas, training and diets, and he is single-handedly responsible for prolonging many of our legends’ careers.
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Wenger brought players nobody had even heard of to Arsenal and turned them into superstars. He won three Premier League titles with us, one of them without losing a game all season.
Everybody associated with Arsenal absolutely loves Wenger, and Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira and Ian Wright all hailed him after he was inducted into the Hall of Fame today.
When asked to describe the great man using just one word, Arteta said, “class,” while Vieira replied saying: “Passion!”
Wright’s answer was simple and accurate: “Legend!”
Gooners react to Wenger’s Hall of Fame induction
There was a rough period towards the end of Wenger’s tenure at Arsenal when a small-yet-loud part of the fan base turned on him and demanded that he leave.
The majority, however, always respected him for everything he did for the club, and they are all delighted to see the great man honoured by the Premier League today.
Here’s how a few of them reacted on Twitter…