Wenger signs three-year Arsenal deal


Arsene Wenger has signed a new three-year deal to remain as Arsenal manager until 2017.
Wenger, 64, has led Arsenal to eight major trophies since joining them in September 1996.

This season he guided the Gunners to a 17th consecutive Champions League qualification and ended a nine-year wait for silverware with victory over Hull City in the FA Cup final.
The Frenchman was coming to the end of his previous contract.

Arsenal had not lifted a major domestic trophy since 2005 prior to the recent FA Cup triumph, although they did reach the Champions League final in 2006.

During Wenger’s time at the club, Arsenal moved to the new Emirates Stadium close to their old ground at Highbury.

Wenger, who became the longest-serving manager in England when Sir Alex Ferguson retired from Manchester United in May 2013, is credited with bringing new ideas about sports science and nutrition (external) to…

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