Gunners boss Arsene Wenger who was managing his club Arsenal for the last time received a rousing reception from his team and the fans with a 1-0 win over Huddersfield on Sunday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubemeyang first-half goal ensured a win in his 1235th game as in-charge. It was also the first away win for the gunners in 2018.
Wenger, 68 had announced he would be leaving the Emirates at the end of the season a few weeks ago. The Frenchman served Arsenal for a period of 22 years.
Arsene Wenger said that he is ‘sad’ to be leaving Arsenal but sees a bright future for his club.
“It’s of course very emotional because after 1235 games for the same club it’s special but to be a happy day we had to win it,” Wenger told the media.
“Above all what keeps me going is to win football games and in the end, the boys wanted to deliver a win and we got it.
“It was a nice day for Huddersfield as well. It was all together today. They could celebrate staying in the Premier League and we could finish well so it was a great day.”
“I wish everybody well and thank everybody. The fans have been great until the end and I’m very grateful for that.
It will be interesting to see who replaces him at the Emirates. Patrick Viera, Mikel Arteta, and Massimiliano Allegri so far has been linked with the job.
Wenger offered praise of his successor, he said, “I see a bright future for my successor because the team has a good attitude and has quality.”
Wenger has won three EPL titles. He won a record seven FA Cups and six Community shields. In 2003-04 season his team remained unbeaten throughout the season. Frenchman said he is proud of his records at the club.