Don’t bet on ME for Real Madrid job! Arsene Wenger laughs off link to Spanish giants

first_imgArsene Wenger laughed off claims he could take charge of Real Madrid as he offered his backing to under-fire Rafael Benitez.Benitez is under huge pressure at the Bernabeu after being thumped 4-0 by Barcelona at the weekend.Real Madrid have called a press conference for Monday night and it has led to claims the Spaniard could be sacked just five months into his reign.But Wenger, who has long been linked with the post, insists it would be madness to dump his former Liverpool rival.Jokingly asked by a reporter if he had been contacted by Real president Florentino Perez, the Arsenal boss replied: “No.“I would just like to take this occasion to support completely Rafael Benitez, who is an outstanding manager.“I think it would be not serious to sack the manager after 12 games. I hope he will get the support of Florentino Perez.“No one should bet on me to become the next [Real Madrid] manager.” Arsène Wenger 1last_img

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