Thousands of fans of the Arsenal they have launched a campaign to rename the team’s stadium in honor of the French coach Arsene Wenger, who will leave the club in the coming month of June after 22 years on the bench.
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The petition, published on the web page Change.org and that suggests that the Emirates Stadium pass to be called Arsene Wenger Stadium, has gathered nearly 3,000 signatures in less than 24 hours and already counts with the support of several football players in history of the ‘Gunners’ as Paul Merson and Alan Smith.
“You should remove the part of Emirates and call it Arsene Wenger Stadium. Don’t need the money,” he said Paul Mersonplayer ‘gunboat’ between 1985 and 1997.
“This is your stadium, he built it. His name deserves to be up there, even if you call Emirates Arsene Wenger Stadium”, reflected the English.
“Renaming the stadium would be a great tribute. Today the clubs are looking for the millions of sponsorship, but I think that would be fabulous,” said for his part Smith.
In his 22 years leading the ArsenalFrench is the technical more important in the history of the ‘Gunners’, has lifted three Premier League titles, seven Cups of England (FA Cup) and seven Community Shield.