Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reiterated his desire to return to football next year but admits it would be “odd” to work in England again.
The 69-year-old has been out of work since leaving Arsenal in the summer after 22 years at the club but remains ready to take up a new challenge, starting in January.
Speaking at the launch of ‘The Twinning Project’ at Wembley, he said of his return to football: “Certainly at the beginning of 2019.
Wenger said; “At the moment I’m having a good rest and I watch football a lot.
“I’m here at Wembley where I played many games and have good memories, and of course you miss that.
“I said many times maybe the best way is not to be in England because I spent so much time at the same club it would seem odd to go somewhere else.
“But at the moment I cannot tell you [about my future] because I don’t know.
“I don’t know where I will be. I will be somewhere but I don’t know where.”
The Frenchman has been linked with a move to Real Madrid following the sacking of head coach Julen Lopetegui.