Wenger Heading to PSG?

Wenger Heading to PSG?

Arsenal, Chelsea, Premier League 0 Comment 18

Arsene Wenger’s future at Arsenal remains in doubt, his current contract expires at the end of this season and there has been no negotiation per se concerning an extension. There has been calls from different quarters – fans, pundits and ex-Arsenal players that the French boss should step down from his post.

They were of the opinion that his football ideologies are no longer relevant to the present style of football. He clocked 20 years at Arsenal in October but has not won the Premier League in the last 12 years and this has made the fans to call for his sack and they went as far as displaying banners on that in one of their matches last season.

However, while he is no more wanted at the Emirates, French champions Paris Saint-Germain are making all efforts to bring him to the club next summer. The Qatari backed-club had made two attempts, in 2011 and 2013 to lure Wenger to Ligue 1 but he has rejected their offers.

But as per the Sun, PSG hierarchy are following his current situations at the London club and are confident of signing him at the end of this season.

PSG President Nasser Al-Khelafi has continued to maintain a close relationship with the Gunners boss and are aware that the 67-year-old cannot leave Arsenal before the end of the season. PSG has been linked with other coaches like Louis Van Gaal, Roberto Mancini and Clearance Seedorfs but Wenger remain their priority.

An annual deal worth £10 million as well as a heavy transfer package are on the cards.

PSG are not finding it rosy, having dropped third on the Ligue 1 table.  There are speculation that coach Unai Emery who was appointed this summer could be sacked if they are eliminated from the Champions League in February against Barcelona, with an interim manager taking over till the end of the season.

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