And speaking ahead of the first leg of the Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid, which comes at home on Thursday night, Wenger said the news was forced upon him. He also provided the clearest indication yet that he did not want to step down by revealing the timing of the decision was not down to him.
Aside from Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea have also been associated with the former Cagliari man but the midfielder's eagerness to play for an underperforming side could enhance the Gunners' chances.
The Gunners boss announced his imminent exit from the club after 22 years of service on Friday amid ongoing and repeated calls for his sacking.
"My pride has always been to give my best until the last day of my contract", he said.
"What's important for me is to focus and concentrate at what I'm going at the moment".
"I know people can say what they want, but [we've had] some very good performances, so a lot of things please me", Mourinho added.
Wenger, it must be remembered, always accentuated the fact that he has never broken a contract.
Wenger, who revealed Sir Alex Ferguson called him on Tuesday, added: "Is there a flawless goodbye?"
Arsenal find themselves sixth in their domestic table, 11 points shy of fourth-placed Tottenham with four matches remaining, meaning success in the Europa League is their last realisitic prospect of making the Champions League next season.
"My biggest satisfaction would be to be successful together with the group of players that I have". "I don't want this to be perceived that I want to go because I don't want to leave". We have been challenged mentally and I have seen my players respond. "He manages the speed of transitions at Arsenal - if he wants his team to play quickly he will get them playing quickly".
In Games 2 and 4, LeBron James was able to do just enough to sneak out a victory, scoring 46 and 32 points, respectively. Cavaliers point guard George Hill is questionable for Wednesday's crucial Game 5 against IN because of back spasms.
Lurie has also made his political leanings known in private league meetings, including last October at N.F.L. headquarters. Meanwhile, the Eagles would be the first team to visit since Trump's attacks on the league during last season.
The Labour leader says it is time Home Secretary Amber Rudd "took responsibility and resigned" over the Windrush scandal. After uproar from MPs, she said that people "up and down this country" want action taken against illegal immigrants.
"I'm not going to tell them", he said. "Football is an emotional game", said Guardiola, as quoted by the Mirror . Its current goal difference of plus 73 is two better than the all-time best, Chelsea's 71 in 2009-10.
The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The companyÂ's microturbines are also used as battery charging generators for hybrid electric vehicle applications.
Battle for Varuna assembly constituency in Mysuru was projected as a fight between the sons of former and current chief ministers. Vijayendra, Yeddyurappa's second son, was projected as the candidate, despite the party not announcing any candidate.
Any and all support helps keep DualShockers as a standalone, independent platform for less-mainstream opinions and news coverage. Another big improvement is that you can now adjust the balance of background music on the console against game volume.
SEARS SPLIT? Sears' largest shareholder asked the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and its home improvement business. SHIRE'S WILD RIDE: Drugmaker Shire rallied again as the company said it is considering a new offer from Japanese rival Takeda.