Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been recently linked with signing a host of new players this window but it’s the gaffer himself that is now closing in on a new deal.
Wenger who has just under eighteen months on his current deal had earlier revealed that he was yet to decide on a contract extension with the Gunners or retiring in the summer of 2017. Despite no public declaration of his intentions, Wenger is still of the believe that he has got what it takes to continue in management after back to back FA Cup wins and an ongoing Premier League title challenge this season.
The Sun via Team Talk claims that the Frenchman is reportedly ready to put pen to paper on an extension after reaching an agreement with the Gunners in what is believed to be a long term deal . The paper further goes on to say that Wenger has already begun preparing for the club’s next decade with an off-field overhaul. The Gunners boss is already making alternations with his scouting network. Steve Rowley, Arsenal’s chief scout for nearly 20 years, has recently been promoted to head of scouting while the gaffer is close to bringing head of technical scouting Ben Wrigglesworth and scout Steve Walsh from Leicester City.
Wenger, 66, was appointed Arsenal manager way back in September 1996 and has gone to have an impressive stint with the Gunners having won nine major trophies with Arsenal, including the Premier League three times — in 1998, 2002 and 2004 — and the FA Cup six times.
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