Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino is full of admiration for Arsenal icon Arsene Wenger.

Pochettino takes his in-form side to faces Wenger's Arsenal at the Emirates with the chance to leapfrog the Gunners into top spot in the Premier League.

Argentine Pochettino said: "I have great respect and admiration for Arsene Wenger for what he has done at Arsenal.

"He has great charm and a very good identity, a very positive way of being a football manager.

"All you have to do is look at his background and see how far he has come. I am completely in awe of Arsene Wenger."

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