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Wenger bids farewell to stadium he helped build

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger will bid farewell to a stadium he helped to build in more ways than one when he leads Arsenal at the Emirates for the final time at home to Burnley on Sunday. Wenger’s final season after 22 years in charge is destined to …

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‘Sad’ Wenger defends Ozil after Atletico defeat

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Arsene Wenger was left devastated by Arsenal’s Europa League defeat to Atletico Madrid on Thursday but made a staunch defence of midfielder Mesut Ozil. Ozil’s performance was heavily criticised by former Arsenal defender Martin Keown, who said the German had cried “crocodile tears” after the …

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Costa ends Europa League dream for Wenger and Arsenal

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Diego Costa killed Arsene Wenger’s last hope of a glorious Arsenal farewell as his goal sent Atletico Madrid through to the Europa League final on Thursday. Wenger’s 250th European fixture with Arsenal also to proved to be his last, decided by a typically ruthless finish …

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Departing Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger says he hopes his farewell match at Old Trafford on Sunday passes off “peacefully” but has admitted he is unsure he will ever be friends with Jose Mourinho. Wenger, 68, made the surprise announcement last week that he will end his 21-year …

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Wenger set for for Old Trafford farewell

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss on Sunday after many “great battles” against Manchester United during his two decades in charge. The 68-year-old Frenchman, leaving the club at the end …

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Wilshere says Arsenal still believe after Atletico draw

United Kingdom | AFP | Jack Wilshere says Arsenal can take confidence from their Europa League semi-final draw against Atletico Madrid, despite the frustration of conceding a late away goal. With the visitors on the back foot for much of Thursday’s first-leg contest at the Emirates Stadium following Sime Vrsaljko’s …

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Profligate Arsenal punished by 10-man Atletico Madrid

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal’s hopes of sending outgoing manager Arsene Wenger off with a trophy suffered a major blow as they could only draw 1-1 with 10-man Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. The Gunners played with an extra man …

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‘Farcenal’ — Wenger performs u-turn over ‘timing’ remarks

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger and Arsenal have been ridiculed in the British media after the Premier League giants issued two statements late Wednesday clarifying remarks by the long-serving manager about his departure. The Gunners initially issued a statement explaining that when Wenger said earlier in the day …

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