Arsene Wenger is FIFA's new chief of global football development

13 November 2019

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Photo: Getty Images After leaving Arsenal by mutual agreement in 2018, he worked as a pundit and was recently linked to the vacant manager position at the German champions, Bayern Munich.

The Frenchman will be in charge of overseeing and driving the growth and development of the sport for both men and women.

Having worked as a pundit since leaving Arsenal in 2018, the 70-year-old was also linked to the vacant manager position at Bayern Munich.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Arsene Wenger is FIFA's new chief of global football development, football's top governing body confirmed in a press release on Thursday. 

Having spent the majority of his managerial career at Arsenal, 22 years to be exact, Wenger will be overseeing and driving the growth and development of the sport for both men and women.

I very much look forward to taking on this extremely important challenge

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