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Arsene Wenger reveals devilish streak on BBC’s Desert Island Discs… but which music did he pick?

Arsene Wenger has given a rare glimpse into the devilish side of his character by jokingly admitting he now relaxes by watching other managers ‘suffer’. 

The legendary former Arsenal coach spoke candidly about a wide range of topics while featuring on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs on Sunday morning. 

Wenger, 71, presided over the north London club across a 22-year reign, which spanned highs and lows, and decided to step away in 2018.

Arsene Wenger gave an insight into the devilish side of his character on Desert Island Discs

Despite having begun his career on the touchline with Nancy in 1984, the wily Frenchman remains heavily invested in the sport, albeit now from a distance. 

And in his spare time, Wenger continues to find himself fixated with action from across the world, with a particular focus on the stresses of management his former peers will be experiencing.

‘I relax by watching other managers suffer. And think “It’s your turn my friend,”‘ he cheekily explained.

The legendary Arsenal coach has admitted that he relaxes by watching other managers 'suffer'

The legendary Arsenal coach has admitted that he relaxes by watching other managers ‘suffer’

‘But by watching football as well, you know, I love it so much. And it’s easier for me when I watch…