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Arsenal hero Petit: Wenger ready to return

Arsenal hero Emmanuel Petit believes Arsene Wenger will be back in the game by next month.

The Frenchman has been out of work since the end of last season when he quit the Gunners following a record 22 years.

Asked if he is going to retire, Petit told The Sun: “No. He is going to manage soon. Yes, soon.

“I had a conversation three weeks ago when I was in Dubai. He was with a friend of mine.

“There are big rumours in France about him taking over as Bayern Munich manager.

“Some of them said he is going to go to Madrid, I don't believe in it. Some of them said there is big things at Paris Saint-Germain as a sporting director.

“You've got big names there. Can you imagine if you put Arsene Wenger there? I don't believe in it.

“I still believe Arsene is passionate about the field, working with the players. This is something really important for him.

“It's vital, so I don't see him working in the offices. He could, he has the knowledge and the intelligence to do that. He still has experience to give on the pitch."

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