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Garde defends former boss Wenger

February 21, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Lyon manager Remi Garde believes his former boss Arsene Wenger "deserves more respect" despite Arsenal's barren trophy run, insisting his merits at the club should not be dismissed.

Garde, 46, joined the Gunners in 1996, the year Wenger began his tenure in north London, and the former midfielder hung up his boots three years later.

Having followed his mentor into the dug-out, the Lyon boss believes Wenger does not deserve the criticism levelled at him following his team's ...

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