Wenger is returning to Arsenal, Arteta confirms
The Arsenal coach wants his former, Arsene Wenger coach back at the club and has spoken to him about the matter.
Mikel Arteta has held talks with Arsene Wenger for his return to Arsenal.
Arsenal coach Arteta has never hidden his desire to have him at the club. And recently posted a large photo of him on the wall at the entrance to the club’s training center.
Arteta revealed that he has talked to the legendary coach about his return to the Emirates for the first time since his departure in 2018.
Asked if Wenger had been given a formal offer to return, Arteta said: “We have talked.”
“I met him and talked to him when we went to see the movie (Arsene Wenger: Invincible) and the conversation with him was very pleasant. And we hope to have him close,” Arteta said.
What role would he return to?
Arteta did not want to show in what role the Frenchman would return to Arsenal. But stressed that he would benefit immensely from the 72-year-old.
“I can not tell you now.” said Arteta.
“What I can say from my side is that we would be very happy to have him close,” he added.