Not happy with defeats, but Arsene Wenger says he’d not retire at Arsenal

Manager of Arsenal Football Club Arsene Wenger has said he’d not retire at the end of the season.

He made the declaration in a pre-match interview on Sunday before his team headed to the pitch to face Manchester City.

The game later ended 2-2.

Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero scored for Man City,  while Theo Walcott, and Shkodran Mustafi scored for Arsenal, who missed several chances.

“I will not retire, retiring is for young people. For old people retirement is dying. I still watch every football game. I find it interesting.

“I carry a bit more pressure on my shoulders than 20 years ago [when he first arrived at Arsenal] but the hunger is exactly the same.

“When you see what the club was and what it is today – when I arrived we were seven people [members of staff] – we are 700 today.

“One share was £400, it is £18,000 today. And I’ll tell you straight away, I don’t have any shares.

“I hate defeat. But I can understand the fans that are unhappy with every defeat.”

Wenger, 67, has been in charge of Arsenal for more than two decades He will be out of contract at the end of this campaign and has been coming under the pressure from fans and pundits to vacate his position.