Arsene Wenger revealed his historic seventh FA Cup final success was so special he would be keeping his medal to remind him of the thrilling Wembley victory over Chelsea.
The 67-year-old Arsenal manager is clearly not sentimental about his keepsakes – but the sub-plots surrounding this unlikely 2-1 victory meant it was impossible for him to disguise his pride and elation among the celebrations.
Wenger complained in the build-up that the criticism he has received this season was “a disgrace” and something he will “never forget”.
And there was even more intrigue in the aftermath as his future after more than 20 years at Arsenal was still shrouded in uncertainty before a board meeting on Tuesday.
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