- Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho is prepared to bury the hatchet with Arsene Wenger
- Arsene Wenger has been involved in numerous run-ins with Jose Mourinho over the years
- Mourinho wants the two of them to be friends as the Frenchman will leave Arsenal this summer
After years of being sworn enemies, Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho wants to be friends with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger who is leaving the Gunners this summer.
Arsene Wenger has been the manager of Arsenal for the past 22 years, and the Frenchman will take his wards to Old Trafford this weekend.
And ahead of the Premier League encounter, Jose Mourinho who has once labelled Arsene Wenger 'Specialist in failure' is prepared to bury the hatchet.
"If he respects me even 50 per cent of what I respect him we can even be friends in the future.
"But the reality is that he was at Arsenal, he was the champion and I came to the country in 2004 and wanted to steal his title. That's football.
"But in the end I respect him a lot, I tried to show that in the past couple of years there were no more problems at a different stage of my career with a different profile.
"I feel sorry that after Sir Alex Ferguson, but it was obviously Sir Alex's decision to leave and the next big one, the next iconic one is leaving the Premier League." the ex Chelsea boss told Sky Sports.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been involved in numerous run-ins with Jose Mourinho over the years since the Portuguese's first stint at Chelsea.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Arsene Wenger finally confirmed that he will be leaving the Gunners at the end of the season after 22 years in charge.
The Frenchman has been at the North London club since 1996 and has won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups.
His side's incredible undefeated season will remain one of the greatest achievements in Premier League history, while the Gunners managed to break Manchester United's dominance in the late 90s and early 2000s.
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