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03 Jun 2018

Real Madrid: 5 reasons why Arsene Wenger would not work

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It would be poetic, sure. Arsene Wenger, the cuckolded coach joining the club he turned down repeatedly whilst at Arsenal.  Few neutrals would deny the 68-year-old the chance of sitting in the Bernabeu dugout, particularly given the crowing of those Gunners fans that bayed for his departure. 

There’s no such thing as poetry in modern football, however.  Wenger, for all his easy class and weary knowledge, is an idol from a fallen era.  Here are five reasons why he wouldn’t fit in at Real Madrid.