Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he has not retired from football but has admitted he feels frustrated.
The French manager has stepped down as the Gunners boss in the summer after the 22-year association with the club.
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Wenger, who was replaced by former Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery, has now taken a sabbatical leave.
But, the legendary Gunners manager has opened up on his time at the Emirates and has hinted at his future plans.
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“I don’t feel retired at all but I feel frustrated with competition,” Wenger said in the interview with beIN SPORTS.
“I am basically a competitor and what I miss – honestly there are many things I don’t miss at all, like all of the stuff around the game you have to deal with.”
“But of course, the day, the competition, the achievement that you can do together, sharing emotions, sharing competitions, ups and downs with others, of course, you miss that because I spent my life in that.”
Wenger has recently admitted that he turned down the Fulham job this week before the London side appointed Claudio Ranieri as Slavisa Jokanovic replacement.
The 70-year-old has also been linked with AC Milan, Real Madrid and the United States national team in recent months.
“I’m not finished,” he added. “People always want to put you in cases, like you are retired or you are finished. People want to finish you completely when you have got older.
“But as long as you have an appetite for life I will go on.”
“One advantage I have from 35 years in the game, is sharing what I know with other people and if you don’t do that then life is useless.
“You should not leave this world without trying to give something to the people.”
The Frenchman, who won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups with the North London side, has also rejected Bayern Munich’s technical position at the Allianz Arena.