Ex-Arsenal captain Cesc: Why Wenger and Del Bosque so different to the modern manager | OneFootball

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·26 September 2022

Ex-Arsenal captain Cesc: Why Wenger and Del Bosque so different to the modern manager

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Como midfielder Cesc Fabregas admits Arsene Wenger had the biggest influence on his career.

The former Arsenal captain signed for Serie B Como this summer, as he prepares to eventually enter a coaching career.

He told the Daily Mail: "In my team, I always talk.

"I always spoke up, gave my opinion, I've had discussions with players, with coaches, always in a constructive way. Giving your honest opinion.

"Arsene was always very open with communication, very open to dialogue - 'What do you think about this?' – asking questions. He was always testing you mentally.

"Nowadays, the coaches are not like that. They are more: 'It's me, you do what I say and that's it'.

"You have no say. It's a way for them to protect themselves, for them not to be having to give explanations to anyone. They make their decisions. Whoever likes it likes it, if not, you're out.

"This is the way it is going with the modern managers. I was brought up in another environment, with Arsene with [Vicente] Del Bosque. That's how I was and that's how I will be. Always with respect, but giving it how I think."

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