Wenger hints at possible Real Madrid switch
Arsenal fans were given the jitters today when Arsene Wenger refused to rule out the possibility of managing Real Madrid at some point in the future. In addition, a number of French newspapers have claimed that the Gunners boss met with Los Blancos president Florentino Pérez in Paris last week.
"With Florentino Pérez in charge, the project he has put forward would be interesting for any coach but I would prefer not to comment on this," Wenger told French TV station TF1. In response to the question if he would honour his current Arsenal contract the Frenchman replied: "In general I usually stay until the end of my contract."
It's the first time that Wenger has not simply dismissed rumours linking him to another club and the Frenchman's statement comes just days after the angry outburst he directed towards disgruntled Arsenal fans.
"You sit here, you are in the last four in Europe, and every day you feel you have killed someone," Wenger said. "It is unbelievable. If you do not take a distance with it, you think: 'What kind of world do we live in?' We lose against Man United who have 10 times more resources, it's not a shame. They are the best in the world. Congratulations to them. If you play tennis tomorrow and you lose against Nadal, you can still say you are a good player."