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Arsenal's 'Pundit' thinks back

The manager's contribution to modern European football becomes apparent in his autobiography

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My Life in Red and White; Author: Arsene Wenger; Publisher: Hachette India; Pages: 340; Price: Rs 899

Dhruv Munjal
When Arsène Wenger appeared as a pundit on beIN Sports for its Champions League coverage last year, the first time he was doing so since stepping down as Arsenal manager, you couldn’t help but be struck by his football intellect. He may have briefed journalists in hundreds of press conferences over the years, but this was Wenger in a completely different avatar: sharp and straight, effusing the kind of footballing luminosity that we rarely expect from those who analyse the game on television.
 
The term revolutionary in the context of football managers is often applied callously, but Wenger’s broadcasting gig

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First Published: Nov 27 2020 | 10:39 PM IST

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