Kanu Nwankwo celebrates Arsene Wenger at 70

Nwankwo Kanu and Arsene Wenger Arsenal

Former Arsenal forward, Kanu Nwankwo, has celebrated his ex-coach, Arsene Wenger, who clocked 70 on Wednesday.

In a tweet, Kanu called Wenger a father figure to many and wished him more years.


“Happy 70th birthday and I wish you many more years to a great man, leader and father figure to many. Arsene Wenger. Thanks for the many great memories,” the ex-Nigeria international wrote.

Kanu Nwankwo played for the English side under Wenger from 1999-2004.

The 43-year-old is a member of the “Invincibles,” the Arsenal side that finished the 2003–04 season of the English Premier League undefeated.

He remains a popular figure at Arsenal, being applauded when he appears at the Emirates Stadium.