Arsene Wenger has been linked yet again with a move to Ligue 1 giants PSG, according to an article in the Daily Mail.
The big-spending French club have been linked with a host of replacements for Carlo Ancelotti, who appears not to have performed to expectations so far in his reign. Wenger’s name has been up there in recent months, along with Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, before he decided to join Bayern Munich.
Wenger has always been committed to Arsenal, and with his contract not up until 2014 I can’t see him leaving the club now – unless of course we miss out on a Champions League place and the board decides it’s finally time for a change after eight years without a trophy.
A source close to PSG told French media that a ‘homegrown’ boss like Wenger would be a popular choice for fans.
“A French coach could help the club in terms of popularity. That is one aspect the owner sees as very important.”
If that’s true, that would of course put Wenger ahead of someone like Mourinho, and it’s hard to think of a French manager who’s a bigger name than Wenger. Their money would surely be tempting to him, but would he be willing to work at a club with more pressure and less control? Probably not.
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