After the end of Arsenal’s season this Sunday, Arsène Wenger will be free to take whatever job he wants, and according to the Guardian, one of his options is a general manager role at Paris Saint-Germain.
Wenger said that has already gotten a handful of job offers, and that he would prefer a job that involves coaching. He enjoys working with his players in training, he explained, and getting out of his office and going to the training ground. “I like green grass,” he said, “and I like to walk on it every morning.” He wouldn’t be able to do that as a general manager, at least not in the way that he has at Arsenal, but he didn’t dismiss the possibility of a GM role at PSG outright.
PSG are expected to bring in Thomas Tuchel as their manager for next season, but they would have room for Wenger elsewhere. Wenger also has a connection to PSG’s owner, Nasser al-Khelaifi, through the beIN Sports network. He says that he hasn’t made a choice yet, but also that he will miss leading training sessions if he doesn’t continue in management—if any of this other job offers are for management roles, he may have a difficult decision on his hands.