USA coach Klinsmann: I learned so much from Arsenal manager Wenger

USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann admits he learned plenty from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. The pair worked together at AS Monaco.

USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann admits he learned plenty from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

The pair worked together at AS Monaco.

He told the LA Times: "I had arguments with Arsene," Klinsmann said. "I said, 'Why do you not play [Youri] Djorkaeff? You put him on the bench. He is such a great talent.'
"He said, 'Jurgen, because he doesn't get it yet, to be a real focused professional.'

"Two years later, Djorkaeff was a national team player and a couple of years later he was a World Cup winner. And then I realized: [Wenger] actually sacrificed one of our best players to teach him those lessons."

 
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