George Graham gave Arsenal Football Club success, confidence and six trophies. A tough act to follow, but Arsene Wenger has proved to be the right man in the right place at the right time. For five years the tall Frenchman has brought a warm ...
presence and a detatched intelligence to a difficult job. He has proved to be a scientific coach, a diplomat, a man-manager and a preceptive talent scout. He won the Premiership and FA Cup double in 1998, built a luxurious new training ground, signed world-class players, and gave the club new horizons. His success has opened doors for his friend Gerard Houllier to manage Liverpool, and for Sven-Goran Eriksson to take over as England coach. This book aims to provide an analysis of Arsene Wenger's studious character, his dynamic football ideas, his holistic training methods at Monaco and his career move to Japan. The author believes that Wenger lives for his team and through his team, and has revealed his philosophy by the players he has bought, sold and nurtured.