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Arsenal star Alex Iwobi emotional after Arsene Wenger's last game

Herbert Chapman smiled at me’ – Wenger savours farewell match at Huddersfield Arsenal star Alex Iwobi emotional after Arsene Wenger's last game
Kristopher Love | 15 May, 2018, 22:59

Stammers and Mokbel added coach Boro Primorac, a long-term Wenger deputy, is on his way out, but assistant manager Steve Bould and goalkeeping coach Jens Lehmann, part of the Gunners' Invincibles side in 2003-04, will be offered positions in the new setup.

Gazidis wants progressive football at the Emirates to continue under the new boss while embodying the values of Arsenal.

There is a precedent for appointing young managers within their organisation after his father Stan appointed 31-year-old Sean McVay as head of the Rams after he "aced" a series of interviews with club executives - who decided his age was not a hindrance to installing him.

It says something about the rich variety of clubs in England's top tier that after Arsene Wenger rocked up to Highbury in 1996, 47 different clubs featured in the Premier League.

The 22-year-old has made a total of 26 appearances for Arsenal in the league this season and will now shift his focus to the Super Eagles at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. "I think on that day, I would stay at home", he said.

"I think I'm not ready for that at the moment. I had fantastic human experiences at the club, above the results, it was a human adventure", Arsene Wenger proclaimed after Arsenal's last match of the 2017/18 English Premier League season. In the end, as Wenger leaves the club not only without any successor in place, but also with a disjointed squad in the need of quality additions across the pitch.

Iwobi was however not bothered by league finish as he took to his official Twitter account stating his disappointment at the departure of the manager who gave him an opportunity in the first team.