Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown thinks that Arsene Wenger must return to the Gunners at conference room level
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has actually revealed his belief that Arsene Wenger need to return to the Gunners at conference room level, declaring it would be “a waste” if his former boss is not associated with some capability.
The Frenchman stepped down from his post as Arsenal manager in 2018 after 22 years with the North London outfit, during which he won 3 Premier League titles and 7 FA Cups.
Speaking to talkSPORT, Keown stated: “ Josh Kroenke is the kid of the owner and now appears to be taking an active role, he would’ve dealt with Wenger.
” They mored than happy with the money that Wenger made them with their shares. There’s been success at Arsenal Football Club, huge success so I do not feel it’s difficult [for Wenger to come back].
” However individuals need to talk and perhaps Arsene Wenger requirements to offer his services however he might have felt that he must have been asked to do it and does not desire to action in now when other individuals are doing those functions.
” As a conciliator, I would like to be able to get these individuals together to get Arsene Wenger back into that conference room to assistance make key choices for Arsenal Football Club.
” This person was an unbelievable visionary, an extremely smart person and it’s not part of the footballclub That is a waste, a huge waste.
” I’m quite sure the people who work there like Edu would like to turn to Arsene Wenger in tough minutes to choose what instructions the club is going.
“It’s an incredible resource they’ve lost. He’d have done it free of charge because Arsenal Football Club is his love now.”
Keown belonged of Wenger’s victorious Premier League teams in 1998, 2002 and 2004, chalking up an overall of 8 goals from 422 appearances for the Gunners.