As a Player: FC Mulhouse: 1973-1975 ASPV Strasbourg: 1975-1978 Racing Estrasburgo: 1978-1981 As a Coach: Nancy: 1984-1987 Monaco: 1987-1994 Nagoya Grampus: 1995-1996 Arsenal: 1996-present
"Rafael Benitez is an outstanding manager. I would like to take this moment to completely back him. The club can not seriously be looking to sack the coach after 12 games in charge. I hope he gets the support of the president".