Sport Wenger: Adams criticism 'sad'

02:45  20 may  2017
02:45  20 may  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Wenger dismissive of Adams criticism

  Wenger dismissive of Adams criticism Tony Adams' assertion that Arsene Wenger "is essentially not a coach" was given short shrift by the Arsenal manager.Arsene Wenger passed up the opportunity to respond to Tony Adams, claiming the comments of his former Arsenal captain were of little importance.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has labelled Tony Adams ' criticism of the Frenchman's coaching as ' sad ', and insists he has more important things to focus on. Wenger has faced criticism over the last five months after a season of struggle

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger describes Tony Adams 's criticism of his coaching ability as " sad " and insists that he pays little heed to it.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has labelled Tony Adams' criticism of the Frenchman's coaching as 'sad', and insists he has more important things to focus on.

Wenger has faced criticism over the last five months after a season of struggle, with the Gunners in danger of missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in his 21-year reign.

Adams wrote that Wenger "is essentially not a coach" in his new book serialised by The Sun this week, and added he felt similar criticism years ago eroded his chances of coaching with the club under the Frenchman, who is out of contract at the end of the season.

Arsene Wenger saddened by criticism from former Arsenal skipper Tony Adams

  Arsene Wenger saddened by criticism from former Arsenal skipper Tony Adams Ex-England skipper claims Gunners boss “couldn’t coach his way out of a paper bag”The Gunners boss has come in for stinging condemnation from a host of his ex-players following a poor season.

Arsene Wenger has dismissed Tony Adams ’s outspoken criticism of his training ground style as “ sad ” and told his legendary former captain that he now has the chance to prove his own coaching qualities.

Arsene Wenger believes it is " sad " that his former Arsenal captain Tony Adams has criticised him in his new autobiography. to Bayern Munich in this season's Champions League, reaching the FA Cup final for the third time in four years has not been enough to stop Wenger facing a barrage of criticism .

Wenger, who brought Adams into the youth set-up as a coach for a short spell last year, said the remarks did not cause him pain and said he would rather focus his energies elsewhere.

"I do not give too much importance to what Tony Adams says," Wenger said.

"He can show what he can do now. Who gives importance to that? I know him for a long time. It's sad.

"I am respectful to everybody. I don't have anything to say about that. For me, it's a subject of no interest. And so I would like to dedicate my time to something that is more interesting.

"Look, in a football club today, you have to employ people who can help you to be successful. Sometimes it is to make harsh decisions.

"You have to be needed. And like you have made a career as a player somewhere, it doesn't give you any divine right to come back. That's what it is.

A disgrace I will never forget – Wenger savages Arsenal critics

  A disgrace I will never forget – Wenger savages Arsenal critics Arsene Wenger says he has no problem with criticism, but has aimed a ferocious response at the way in which Arsenal have been treated.Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has launched a stinging attack on his detractors, describing some of the criticism as "a disgrace" that he "will never forget".

Arsene Wenger has branded Tony Adams ’ criticism of his management as “ sad ” and insists he is only focused on Arsenal securing Champions League qualification because “I’m not here to sell books”. Former Gunners captain Adams claimed in his forthcoming autobiography entitled “Sober”

Arsene Wenger believes it is “ sad ” that his former Arsenal captain Tony Adams has criticised him in his new autobiography. The Gunners boss has come in for stinging condemnation from a host of his ex-players following a poor season.

"Because all the players, at some stage, they decide to leave, when their interest was to leave. It is not like some players have never left the club. When it was their interest to go somewhere else, they went somewhere else."

Arsenal, who face Everton on Sunday at the Emirates Stadium on the last day the season, are one point off fourth in the table, with Liverpool hosting Middlesbrough at Anfield.

The Gunners will have to better Liverpool's result to gain an unlikely fourth spot, and Wenger insisted he has far more important things to worry about than Adams' comments.

"What is most important for me is to do the job well and finish the season as strongly as we can," he said.

"If we finish the job well, it can be maximum one point short. I'm not here for personal glory or to sell books, I'm here to do the job."

Adams: Wenger 'not a coach' .
Tony Adams says he does not think he will be able to return to Arsenal in a coaching capacity while Arsene Wenger is in charge. Adams claims Wenger is "essentially not a coach" and prefers an assistant who will not "ruffle feathers".The 50-year-old made the comments in his autobiography Sober, which has been serialised in The Sun.Adams is currently managing La Liga club Granada, who he has been unable to save from relegation, but is closely identified with Arsenal, where he won 10 major honours during a 19-year stay.

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