"I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years", Wenger said.
"This team and I would like to thank everybody, especially my backroom staff, my players, all the supporters and (chairman) Dean (Hoyle) and the board as well for all the support and help they gave us". And when asked if there was on result he'd want to change from the last 22 years, Wenger picked that loss even over the 2006 Champions League final defeat.
The Gunners hierarchy are on the hunt for a new manager for the first time in 22 years after Wenger announced he was leaving the club this summer.
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Tottenham - who already operate on the smallest budget of the big six Premier League clubs - are thought to have borrowed £400 million to fund a new £1 billion home.
"It's a bit unusual for me [that it's his last news conference]".
"A big part of the quality of a manager is experience and I'm more experienced than I was before", Wagner said. "I don't know, honestly", Wenger told reporters on Thursday.
And Wenger believes addressing the team's issues on the road could pave the way for a title challenge under his successor.
"There are some people here who I employed 20 years ago who did fight for me every single day so it is not easy to say goodbye". The most important thing when you wake up in the morning is to go 'oh, I watch Arsenal today - I have a chance to see a good game'. "As a professional, a person and the way he approached and also for the club and especially for football and I think everybody in football should thank him for everything he did".