“I suggested about two years ago they should bring Arsene Wenger back to Arsenal,” he said.
“When Wenger and David Dein were a partnership that was bringing in Thierry Henry’s and Patrick Viera’s, it was a partnership that the manager wanted.
“Their relationship worked an absolute treat.
“Wenger was probably too intelligent for football and wanted to have a say in the finances of it too, and Dein would say, ‘if we can afford it, we’re just going to get you the player.’ It worked so well. And I’d still take him back now.