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Sensational Comeback: Arsenal Legend Offered Coaching Role In Japan

Amuda Segun

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Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been offered a return to the dugout in Japan according to the publication from the stables of popular media outlet Goal.

The Arsenal legend has an offer to become the new manager of Japanese top flight club Vissel Kobe.

Wenger is said to be considering a return to management via the offer from Vissel Kobe said to be worth around €4m on a yearly basis.

Vissel Kobe have several veteran players on their payroll at the moment including former Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski.

Wenger could reunite with Polish-born German international Podolski at Vissel Kobe having worked with him while he was the Arsenal manager.

Apart from Lukas Podolski, the Spanish duo of Andreas Iniesta and David Villa also play for the Japanese club.

Arsene Wenger is no stranger to Japan having managed Japanese outfit Grampus Eight before taking up the Arsenal job in 1996.

He attained legendary status in North London after leading the Gunners to three Premier League titles and seven FA Cup titles.

Arsene Wenger also led Arsenal to two European finals.

The Gunners were beaten 2-1 with 10 men with Wenger in charge of the team during the 2006 Champions League final clash with Barcelona.

Wenger and Arsenal had earlier lost the 2000 UEFA Cup final to Turkish club Galatasaray via penalties.

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