Arsenal: Wenger's goodbye speech in full

EPL By: Ambrose Udeme | 06/05/2018

Arsene Wenger delivered an emotional speech after taking charge of his final Arsenal home match following 22 years as the manager at the North London club.

Wenger last month announced he was stepping down as Gunners boss after 22 years at the helm and it was a day to remember as his side thrashed Burnley 5-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

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The Frenchman was presented with the special trophy that the club was awarded in recognition of his Invincibles seasons of 2003-04 to keep as a personal momento of his time at the club.

Arsene Wenger started by making an address to the crowd, no notes, speaking about what the club means to him.

"Thank you for having me for such a long time but above all, I'm like you - I'm an Arsenal fan."

"I would like to thank everyone at the club who makes this club so special.

"This group of players has special quality, not only on the pitch but off it too. Support them next season, because they deserve it.

"I will miss you. Thank you for being such an important part of my life. I hope to see you soon."

"I will always be an Arsenal fan. It is what unites us in every cell of our body, those dreams and worries." said Wenger as quoted by BBC
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