Manchester United wanted Arsene Wenger to replace Sir Alex Ferguson



Arsene Wenger turned down the opportunity to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager.
Sir Alex initially decided to leave his Old Trafford post at the end of the 2001/02 season.
And the club's chairman at the time, Martin Edwards - now honorary life president - has revealed Wenger was his 'first choice' to replace the Scot and that he met the Arsenal manager several times.
“I have to say that his decision came as both a surprise and a shock to all of us," Edwards told GQ Magazine of Fergie's decision to quit.
The Scot made a u-turn and eventually left his role after 27... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Sport, Views: 62
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