Arsene Wenger is a icon of Arsenal, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who concedes he is happy he doesn’t need to manage overseeing at the Emirates.
Infantino was entrusted with directing change at the crisis hit the world football governing body in the wake of being chosen a year ago after Sepp Blatter’s resignation.
Infantino has officially extended the World Cup to comprise of 48 teams from 2026 and additionally championing the presentation of video replays for “game changing decisions” in matches.
Be that as it may, when asked his contemplations on whether Wenger’s stay at Arsenal ought to arrive at an end, the FIFA boss said he was happy he didn’t need to manage the duty of dealing with the club.
“Arsene Wenger is an icon of Arsenal. Even his first name is Arsene. It’s linked for eternity,” Infantino said in London on Thursday.
“I’m very happy I have to deal with many other challenges, but not with managing Arsenal.
“It will be up to the managers of Arsenal to decide what the future of Arsenal will be.
“But what Arsene Wenger has done in Arsenal throughout history is certainly… he’s a big personality of football. He’s one of the football legends.”