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Wenger's Best Arsenal XI

Arsene Wenger's Best Arsenal XI

By Keegan Kruger - Apr 20, 2018 09:00 PM @KeeganKruger

After more than 21 years of service, Arsene Wenger has announced that his reign at Arsenal will come to an end this season, and while the news is still a shock to many, an English publication has picked a starting XI regarded as the Frenchman's best.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see who made Wenger’s Best Arsenal XI, according to The Independent.

The 68-year-old has worked with some phenomenal players during his time at the Gunners, including Robert van Persie, Dennis Bergkamp and Tony Adams, but who exactly made it into The Independent's line-up?

The English publication picked Jens Lehmann in goals for the manager's best XI because he played a vital role in the 2003/04 season in which the team was nicknamed "the Invincibles".

In the backline, Sol Campbell and current club captain Laurent Koscielny were picked at centre back, while former Cameroon international Lauren and LA Galaxy captain Ashley Cole were nominated as the right and left backs, respectively.

Arsenal have always been blessed with midfielders, and the publication believes that the best central midfield pairing under Wenger would consist of Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas and Gunners legend Patrick Vieira, while former Swedish star Freddie Ljungberg and Frenchman Robert Pires would operate down the flanks.

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Alexis Sanchez, now a Manchester United player, was slotted in the No. 10 role, while Belgium assistant and Arsenal's record goalscorer Thierry Henry leads the line.

What do you think of this line-up? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Madredz Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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Madredz Apr 24, 2018 12:28 PM
It doesnt matter, let the old man go & enjoy his pension in peace.
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Apr 21, 2018 11:50 AM
Likes of Kanu bergkamp and Toure are on the banch
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Chiefester Apr 21, 2018 10:33 AM
I'm no Arsenal fan but this team is missing a lot of players.
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MfanoYellow Apr 21, 2018 09:49 AM
Jens Lehmann, Kolo Toure,Ashley Cole,Sol Campbell,Tony Adams, Patrick Vieira,Denis Bergkamp,Robert Pires,Freddie Llumberg, Robin van Persie,Nwankwo Kanu
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Mpho wa Cosmos Apr 21, 2018 07:53 AM
Robbin van Persie and Dennis Bergkamp?
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murendeni joe Apr 21, 2018 07:43 AM
Where is Dennis beckamp
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Matt93 Apr 21, 2018 03:49 AM
ROBBIN VAN PERSIE INSTEAD OF SANCHEZ
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smo Apr 21, 2018 02:53 AM
I thought u asked him yaz ed. Y umkhulumela kanti..
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Sandile2743 Apr 21, 2018 01:17 AM
I expected Dennis Bergkamp...
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smanje6 Apr 20, 2018 11:57 PM
What a philosopher, what a football giant. What a coincidence, with Steve leaving. He will be such a good catch.
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Brarcaville Apr 20, 2018 11:51 PM
bergkamp
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msebenzi zibi Apr 20, 2018 11:18 PM
for me Bergkamp in&cesc out.
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Boris Becker Apr 20, 2018 11:16 PM
Mnxm

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