You think that could’ve happened? Wenger was managing a direct rival and doing well with them.I remember Wenger is favorite to replace him. Wenger is the perfect successor to SAF if we are looking at the long term. He could've been more successful with us than he was with Arsenal.
Serie A was definitely the top league in Europe back then.Interesting that so many Serie A names were being floated around. Especially when you consider how we all feel about so-called pragmatic coaches these days.
A reflection of the then recent dominance of Serie A? Or was it felt that we could do with some defensive stability being instilled in our team?
Yeah I’ve often heard this mentioned, and wondered if it was anything to do with the names being bandied around. I guess in the end it had to have come from within the club, as SAF himself went after Queiroz for that very purpose.Serie A was definitely the top league in Europe back then.
Honestly, we were incredibly reckless and naive in Europe, definitely thought we should be more tactical and cautious in Europe, which is exactly what happened between 07 and 11.