It came as something of a shock on Friday as Arsene Wenger announced to the world that he will be leaving Arsenal in the summer.
Goal takes a look at the best of the reaction to the news, with many fans praising the Frenchman's achievements at Arsenal as he prepares to step down at the end of the season...
Arsenal Fan TV is now in administration — James (@_Ifcjay) April 20, 2018
49 - Under Arsene Wenger, Arsenal went a record 49 consecutive top-flight league games unbeaten from May 2003 to October 2004, breaking Nottingham Forest's previous record of 42 set between November 1977 & November 1978 under Brian Clough. Legendary. pic.twitter.com/IATwyJCkcm — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 20, 2018
Arsene Wenger built the best teams that I played against in English Football .The 98 team was Amazing.The biggest compliment is that he played football that made us change the way we played against them. He now deserves the most incredible send off from all in the coming weeks. — Gary Neville (@GNev2) April 20, 2018
Respect Mister Wenger ! pic.twitter.com/RrE3qtkYcz— AS Monaco 🇲🇨 (@AS_Monaco) April 20, 2018
Arsene Wenger leaving Arsenal just as Commonwealth leaders are meeting to discuss who should replace the Queen as head of the Commonwealth? Surely this can’t be a coincidence. — David Schneider (@davidschneider) April 20, 2018