Premier League: Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger pays surprise visit to Liverpool training ground to drop Best FIFA Men’s awards

Premier League: Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger pays surprise visit to Liverpool training ground to drop Best FIFA Men’s awards- Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger paid a surprise visit to the Liverpool training ground to present Jurgen Klopp, Virgil Van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Thiago their trophies from the Best FIFA Men’s awards from 2020. Wenger, who managed Arsenal for 22 years, holds the record for most Premier League matches managed between 1996 and 2018.

The former Arsenal boss is now FIFA’s chief of global football development. Furthermore, watched Liverpool’s training session alongside Klopp ahead of their huge match with Chelsea at the weekend after handing out the awards.

The German manager was seen in deep talks with Arsene Wenger at the training ground while Wenger was seen talking to the players as well.

Arsene Wenger is seen deep in conversation with Jurgen Klopp during his visit to Liverpool training

The former Arsenal manager is seen speaking with the Liverpool winners at their Kirkby base

Premier League: Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger pays surprise visit to Liverpool training ground to drop Best FIFA Men’s awards

Arsene Wenger presented the awards for the Best FIFA Men’s Coach to Jurgen Klopp. The German manager won this award for a second year in the row after beating off competition from Marcelo Bielsa and the then Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick.

Liverpool stars Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, van Dijk and Thiago did not win any individual honors but all won places in the FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World XI.

Klopp (3rd from left), Virgil van Dijk (2nd left), Trent Alexander-Arnold (left), Alisson (2nd from right) and Thiago (right) pose with Wenger and their Best FIFA Men's awards from 2020

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