Arsene Wenger appoints too many yes-men, says Tony Adams (Picture: Getty)
The 50-year-old, currently in charge of La Liga strugglers Granada, believes his old boss has surrounded himself with yes-men in his assistant manager choices Pat Rice and Steve Bould.
Adams spent his entire playing career with the Gunners, leading them to four league titles and three FA Cups among other major honours, but has been surprisingly overlooked for a top job at the Emirates Stadium.
Tony Adams is one of Arsenal’s greatest ever player (Picture: Getty)
Adams is currently at Granada after struggles to land a job in England (Picture: Getty)
Talking in his new autobiography, Sober, which is being serialised in The Sun, Adams expressed his opinion that he and Wenger might not click on the training ground.
‘Perhaps Arsene thought I might be too challenging for him,’ the former England defender said.
‘He seemed to like an assistant such as Pat Rice or Steve Bould, both great club men who were not going to ruffle feathers.
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‘Arsene is so dominant that he was probably not going to like it if I said, “We’re conceding bad goals, I’m going to take the back four today and organise them.”‘