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Arsene Wenger – Arsenal left their soul at Highbury

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that the Gunners left their soul at Highbury when they moved to the Emirates. The Frenchman managed the London outfit for their final decade at their old stadium and won three Premier League titles and four FA Cups between 1996 and 2006. He was also in charge for 12 years after their move to the Emirates but only added three FA Cup titles to the club's collection in that period. He admitted the need for the move to a bigger stadium but misses what they left behind at Highbury. In a chat with beIN Sports, he said: "You are always in a position when you are a football club to move forward or stay in the past. To compete with the other clubs, we had to build a new stadium. The rules had changed. "We wanted to create the same as Highbury ...