Watch: Arsene Wenger reveals Pep Guardiola wanted to join Arsenal


Arsene Wenger has revealed Pep Guardiola once visited his home as he wanted to join Arsenal as a player.

The duo obviously have a mutual respect for each other, as Guardiola also spoke to Wenger while Barcelona boss to ask for advice as a manager

“I spoke to him a few times and he came once to my home when he was a player, he wanted to play for Arsenal,” Wenger told beIN Sports.

“I think he has done much better than I have. He knows very well what to do, he has exceptional teams and is managing them very well.

“I respect what he does because he has a clear vision of the game, a positive attitude, a positive philosophy.”

Watch the full interview below, in which Wenger also discusses his Arsenal future, VAR and protecting players.

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