Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger discusses turning down Manchester United

Annette Crawford
September 13, 2017

Arsene Wenger has revealed that he rejected the opportunity to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

"You should ask him", Wenger responded to reporters about Edwards' claims following Arsenal's 3-0 Premier League win over Bournemouth.

Sir Alex and Wenger before a match at the Emirates stadium before the Scot retired.

The club are also playing in the Europa League this term, having missed out on the top four for the first time in 20 years last season, and a recent 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Liverpool only served to fuel fans' ire further.

"More than people were happy with me, I was always happy here".

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"A lot has changed, but when I came here this club was about values that I love in sport and that's why I'm still in the competition".

"It is too long to talk about that but I think it is quite an interesting subject that you know certainly as well as I do, but a lot has changed".

'So we made our approach and Wenger did show a little bit of interest, enough to want to meet Peter Kenyon and me at his house in London to listen to what we had to say'.

While Wenger has come in for criticism following a transfer window that left many Arsenal fans disappointed, even though they broke their transfer record to recruit Alexandre Lacazette, Law has also faced condemnation.

"For me, a club is about values first and as well because I know what has changed".

The 25-year-old looked set to depart Arsenal in summer, with Arsene Wenger apparently willing to let the former academy prodigy leave, but didn't receive an offer that matched the Gunners valuation of their academy product - despite links to a host of clubs both in and outside of the UK.

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