Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal at the end of the 2017/18 season after 22 years in charge.
The club confirmed the news by releasing a statement from the Frenchman on Friday morning.
“After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season,” said Wenger.
“I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years.
“I managed the club with full commitment and integrity.
“I want to thank the staff, the players, the directors and the fans who make this club so special.
“I urge our fans to stand behind the team to finish on a high.
“To all the Arsenal lovers take care of the values of the club. My love and support for ever.”
Speculation is now underway regarding who will become the next permanent manager at the Emirates Stadium.
Click the right arrow on the image above to see the top 10 candidates for the job, ranked by the current odds on Ladbrokes.com…
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