It's not easy to say goodbye, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger made an emotional speech after his final Emirates game May

Wenger takes charge of Arsenal for the last time in 22 years at Huddersfield on Sunday and is already opening up on the game's most pressing issues more than he perhaps might have felt able to do in the past.

In a few years you will have a European league over the weekends.

Tottenham will play Champions League football in their state-of-the-art stadium next season - the White Hart Lane redevelopment to hold 62,000 supporters. That is the next step.

It has been a costly investment for Spurs, one which could see Tottenham part with two-time reigning Premier League Golden Boot victor and England worldwide Kane, according to Wenger. Shared TV revenues between the top and lower clubs has caused concern and could drive the formation of a new tournament in Europe. "The impact of the transfers has increased a lot", Wenger replied when asked if Spurs now face the same issues Arsenal did 12 years ago.

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Moyes caused a stir this week by admitting he has had offers to leave the London Stadium and is looking at his options. However, his time at the Stadium of Light was hard for the 55-year-old, with the Black Cats getting relegated.

Wenger said the move was "inevitable" because the big clubs would want a bigger slice of the money that comes into football and would be less willing to share it with their smaller rivals.

"Because there was more questioning as well, you do not feel the same adhesion to what you do and when you stay here for such a long period you question yourself 'is it time now to go or not?'"

The 24-year-old instead believes the prospect of playing in the Champions League at their new ground will be a big pulling factor in attracting new recruits this summer. "But if you have Real Madrid v Barcelona, or Real Madrid v Arsenal, or Manchester United v Bayern Munich every week the audiences will be good". Fifa's plans for a new multi-billion competition have a code name of "Project Trophy".

"Money in football is not a problem, it's the way it has been used". There is no club that can turn people who wanted to attend the game down.

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