Friday, April 20, 2018
Nwankwo Kanu reacts to retirement announcement of Arsene Wenger with emotional message
Super Eagles legend, Nwankwo Kanu has reacted to the retirement announcement by Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger. News broke this morning that the French man will be leaving the London side by the end of the season.
Wenger broke the news himself, saying “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.
“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.”
Nwankwo Kanu who had a successful career under Arsene Wenger in Arsenal reacted to the news on social media where he appreciated him. He wrote:
Big shoes for anyone to fill, playing for Arsenal under Arsene was one of the best period of my career, 2 premiership, 2 FA cups, The invincibles, playing with some of the best assembled players, influencing millions of fans in West Africa to support this great club are some of the memories that come to fore today but above all the privilege to have played for a gentleman like Wenger is most cherished. � � � �
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