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Arsene Wenger Addresses His Future During Impressive Punditry Performance

Arsene Wenger Addresses His Future During Impressive Punditry Performance

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger's punditry appearance on Bein Sports last night for their Champions League coverage was insightful on a variety of issues including his managerial future and the importance of a first press defensively.

The Frenchman dismissed reports that he is set to take over at AC Milan as "fake news." He has been out of work since he left the Premier League club but did confirm he "will work certainly next year."

Wenger also discussed the PSG performance after their 1-1 draw against Napoli. The 69-year-old argued despite the result that the signs were positive in Paris thanks to the team's 'attitude.' He claimed of all their games this season, "this was the most convincing performance as a team and as an attitude."

 

Interestingly, Wenger was very complimentary towards PSG all night. He spoke positively about Neymar and his influence while also hailing their collective play.

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The Frenchman gave a fascinating breakdown of why PSG had to drop Cavani. He explained that in the last two games when Cavani was absent, both Neymar and Mbappe scored and assisted. "When the three play together, they have no real balance defensively. It is true that Cavani, Neymar, Mbappe since the start of the season did not look a unit."

Finally, Wenger broke down why Napoli's system is so efficient.

If the first press is not good, you never touch the ball. Because they move the ball so quick, if the timing of your pressing is not right, you never get to the ball.

While his reign at Arsenal ended badly, there is no doubt Wenger still has a serious appetite for football and an understanding of the game that could prove beneficial to several clubs.

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Maurice Brosnan

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