Today is Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira’s 39th birthday and in honour of one the best skippers we’ve ever had, it could be a good chance to examine the best talents Arsene Wenger has unearthed.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) June 23, 2015
Vieira is exclusively regarded as Wenger’s best discovery, but there remain a number of former and current players that could potentially rival him for that title.
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Here are what we believe to be Wenger’s top six discoveries:
6) Freddie Ljungberg
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The super Swede was one of Wenger’s first signings as a permanent manager and arrived off the back of Wenger’s first double in 1998.
Ljungberg certainly took his chance, taking his position on the right and becoming a lethal goal threat throughout his stay.
During his time with us Ljungberg won two league titles and four FA Cups, while also transforming himself into a marketing behemoth – the Swedish David Beckham!