Former Arsenal supervisor, Arsene Wenger, has revealed that he rejected a chance to educate Real Madrid twice as a result of he was concerned in a undertaking to construct a brand new stadium that might exchange Highbury throughout his time at Emirates.
Wenger defined that he was pleased with his resolution to show Real Madrid down as a result of he confirmed dedication and loyalty.
“When I was a child, Real Madrid was my group,” Wenger instructed EFE.
“I grew up watching [Alfredo] Di Stefano, [Ferenc] Puskas, [Raymond] Kopa, Santamaria, [Paco] Gento… They made an impression on me.
“I favored Real Madrid, and with the passing of time, I ended up going through them.”
“I virtually went to Real Madrid on two events. Not many individuals can say that” he added.
“However I was concerned in a undertaking to construct a brand new stadium that might exchange Highbury, and we needed to finance it.
“We paid for all of it ourselves. Nobody helped us. We paid for it on the pitch and by promoting gamers excessive and shopping for them low-cost.
“That’s why I didn’t go to Real Madrid. I needed to complete that undertaking.
“I rejected a few of the greatest groups in Europe, and now I’m fairly pleased with that as a result of I confirmed dedication, loyalty and that I can get to the top of a undertaking.
“I didn’t search for speedy glory, I went for one thing deeper. In life, you’ll be able to solely do what you suppose is true. That’s my character.
“I don’t know if I made the appropriate selections, however I did what I needed to do.”