ARSENE WENGER badly misses football management and likened his departure from the dugout to someone coming off drugs.
The former Arsenal manager, 72, left The Emirates in 2018 but he regrets leaving management altogether.
He now has a role at Fifa as Chief of Global Football Development where he is responsible for helping countries develop youth team competitions and youth team coaching.
But Wenger admitted he misses the intensity of football management having spent 40 years as a manager.
Wenger told beIN Sports: "I spent 40 seasons in the dugout and if I listen to my guts, I would still do it.
"You know, I can contribute in a different way. I'm still missing it. I'm still missing the intensity of it.
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"And so overall, I'm still vulnerable. I'm like a guy who's off drugs.
"I think as well I can contribute in a different way. Now to football and if I can do that worldwide, it's satisfying.
"More intellectually, maybe when the physically intense, but maybe more efficient as well in the world."
Wenger is also continuing his push for the World Cup to be held every two years.
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The idea has received some backlash from the wider football community and Wenger insisted he is keen not to "create division".
But Fifa claim plans for a biannual World Cup is backed by fans worldwide.
World chiefs appointed YouGov and Germany’s IRIS to poll 23,000 adults across 23 countries around the globe between June 29 and July 9.
And results found the majority's preference was for a World Cup every two years, rather than four.
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