Injury concerns for Wenger

Arsene Wenger has expressed  concerns on Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey after both players suffered injuries during Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Leicester City.Ramsey is said to have suffered a hamstring injury just nine minutes after he had been introduced to the field as a substitute.Alexis Sanchez also suffered a knock after he collided with Matthew Upson and was taken off.The team has cited that both these injury concerns are not good news as it is not known when these players will fully recover.Alexis was injured in a knee after a heavy tackle as is likely to be sidelined in the upcoming games as he looked very uncomfortable after his substitution.

The game against Leicester City was crucial as Arsenal desperately needed to bounce back after they suffered a defeat to Tottenham Hotspur,they are now back to the top four spot battle.Goals from Koscielny and Walcot saw Wenger’s side win 2-1 but the coach admits that it was not an easy game.Leicester City are at the bottom of the league despite pulling good performances in most of their games.The team has fired Nigel Pearson and they hope the decision they took will help them pull even better performances and stay in the Premier League as they are bottom of the table at the moment.

A brief look at Arsene Wenger’s career

Wenger began his career as an assistant manager for lower division league 2  side AS Cannes in 1983.A year later he was appointed to coach Nancy, a club that played in the French premier league.He helped the team finish in the 12th sport which was a few spots higher than the previous season.However the club finished 18th in the league and had to play a play off match to avoid relegation.The following season saw the team being relegated to the Ligue 2 with Arsene Wenger as their manager.

The next season saw Arsene Wenger being hired by AS Monaco in 1987 where he identified a few players to bring in.Glenn Hoddle from Tottenham Hotspur and Patric Battiston from Bordeaux  were signed by the Ligue 1 side.A transfer of a couple of quality players to Monaco saw them win the league in Wengers first season six points clear off Bordeaux .The club failed to defend their tittle in the following season and finished third after after PSG and Marseile. Monaco also reached the Coupe de France final but lost 4-3 to Marseile.

Wenger has also coached Nagoya Grampus Eight, a Japanese club that won the Emperor’s Cup due to a mentorship of Arsene Wenger.He had a successful time at the club and even won the league manager of the year in 1995. Wenger joined Arsenal in 1996 and had a successful run in his second season when he won the English Premier league and the FA Cup.Described as a coach who “has spent his career building teams that combine the accumulation of silverware with a desire to entertain and attack” ,Arsene Wenger  has had a fruitful career in England and continues to coach Arsenal.

Background history of Arsenal FC

Arsenal is one of the most successful clubs in the history of football in England, the English based club has won over thirteen league tittles and eleven FA Cups.The club has been participating in the English premier League since its inception and is the second club in England that has broken a record by playing the whole season without being beaten in 2003-2004 season,courtesy of world legendary strikers like Thiery.The club has had a number of good quality players in the last two decades, Nwako Kanu and Ian Wright among others are some of the other athletes that have contributed to the success of the Gunners in the last two decades.

Henry who is the club’s top goal scorer of all time having scored 228 goals  in all competitions,a record that had previously held by Ian Wright.While at Arsenal Henry also held a club record of most goals scored in the league,he scored 178 goals while playing for Arsenal.The London based side has also broke a record itself,they played ten matches during the 2005-2006 season of the Uefa  Champion League without conceding a  goal.Arsenal is also known as the team with the most fans in the world and has made highest incomes as compared to other teams.

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