"I believe when games are very close, it takes so much mental energy at the start of your career that it takes sometimes a bit longer to recover", Wenger said. I would like him to bring his own ideas. It is a chance for the players to see something different.
"There are some people here who I employed 20 years ago who did fight for me every single day so it is not easy to say goodbye".
Arsene Wenger's penultimate game as Arsenal manager ended in terrible fashion, suffering a 3-1 hammering at the hands of Leicester City. While it's not just about goals, the games between these two sides in the last few years have always been exciting to watch.
"The players' attitude was great last night", said Wenger. "I saw everyone one of them when they were [small], now they are massive", he said. "It destroys me because we were in front of the rest of the world, and now we want to be behind". Maybe go to Russian Federation. Overall, I will work. On Thursday, I will come back and clear my office. I don't know. Honestly, I don't know.
"Changing the identity of the team, which kind of goes against what the board has been saying".
"I personally feel I did my best job in that period".
"I went through some fantastic periods in my life, and as well some more hard periods".
Wenger also used the news conference to wish former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson well after his recent brain haemorrhage and wondered whether any other managers will prove so enduring.
The Nigeria global, who is hoping to make coach Gernot Rohr's squad to the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup, scored the first goal for the former Premier League champions on Wednesday in the 14 minute before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang equalized in the 53minute.