London, Jan 11 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has told his players that they have 18 months to convince him to stay on as manager for the rest of his life. he Frenchman's current contract runs out at the end of next season.
Wenger, 60, has admitted he is taking his time before making a decision on his future. The Gunners have not won any silverware since lifting the FA Cup in 2005.
Wenger, who took over in September 1996, insisted trophies will not help make his mind up. His main concern is the club remains in good hands, The Sun reports.
"I am giving myself a bit of time to think. What is important is that the club is in good hands, whether they are mine or someone else's. Whether I personally leave on a positive or negative note is a little bit less important," he said.
Arsenal is still in the title hunt despite a 2-2 draw with Everton.
They closed the gap on Chelsea to just three points, having played the same number of games as the Premier League leaders. (ANI)