Departing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has predicted that Premier League football will be shunted to midweek slots as a "European Super League" dominates the weekend schedule in years to come.
The club announced he would be leaving on April 20 with the Gunners still in the Europa League semi-finals and with five Premier League games remaining.
The 68-year-old said that a new elite competition was imminent as big clubs across Europe were unhappy with the current distribution of revenue from domestic TV income with their smaller counterparts.More news: Cryptocurrency World Is Watching South Korea & Upbit As Coins Prices Drastically Dropped
"Overall I believe we played a great game today", Wenger said.
The Frenchman has guided Arsenal through a fair share of changes throughout his nearly 22-year reign in north London and believes that a European super league will be the next major development. They have looked toothless over the last few weeks, with a 0-0 draw against relegated Stoke City setting the stage for their near-disaster at Roma in the Champions League semifinals.
Liverpool, more than holding Chelsea off, will want to turn around its recent league form and head into the Champions League final on a high note. I never stayed in my office. I think the Premier League has voted against VAR and it is upsetting.
"I can't imagine that this can happen again, so this only shows he has done something extraordinary", Wagner said. "The director of football, who will definitely be in charge of it, I think they will pick the next coach".More news: Source Reveals Details of Erdogan, Putin Phone Call Over Iran Nuclear Deal
Wenger also singled out the 2003-04 "Invincibles" as the best team he managed, and his first league title in 1998 as his favourite moment. Growing up, I've always been a fan of Barcelona because of him and I idolise my game around him and my uncle.
Truly honored to have played in your last game in the stadium you built and made @Arsenal's home.
"It was not always easy to cut slowly with what you do every day and always you want to do it as well as you can and you don't want to forget to thank people who deserve it".
"I refer to myself, Arsene Wenger", he added.More news: Sony Changes Things Up for E3 2018
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