Arsenal boss Wenger has sympathy for Moyes

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has sympathy for David Moyes over his sacking by Manchester United.
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has sympathy for David Moyes over his sacking by Manchester United.

Wenger urged clubs to show greater patience to ensure talented younger managers are not deterred from entering the game.

“I'm sad that he [Moyes] wasn't given time and I wish him well,” said Wenger. “I think it's just part of what the modern game is now. There is no time available for people to do their job and that is a big threat for our game.

“What I mean by that is that if you want quality people in any job, you need to give them time to develop and to become good, or people with the quality will not come into our job anymore. The average [job life] expectancy of an English professional club at the moment is 11 months, and that is quite unstable.

“The solution is that the clubs internally will need to be much stronger than before, to resist that immediate pressure. The strengths, the belief, the vision inside the clubs, will be tested much more than before. And the strengths needed inside the clubs will need to be much better."

 
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