Arsene Wenger or Socrates: Which philosopher said it?

Wenger's recent interview with L'Equipe Sport and Style has been riveting

James Orr
Friday 06 November 2015 11:02
Arsenal manger Arsene Wenger
Arsenal manger Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has been at his philosophical best in a new interview with L’Equipe Sport and Style, in which he has spoken about a wide range of topics, from his job as Arsenal manager to religion and the constructs of time.

But how do Wenger’s recent philosophical musings compare to the great Socrates (the Greek philosopher – not the Brazilian footballer). Take our quiz below to see if you can guess which reflections are from Wenger’s interview, and which are from Socrates.

Be warned, this is not easy.

Wenger’s Gunners are on the brink of Champions League elimination after suffering a 5-1 defeat by Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich this week.

A bust of Socrates

After the game, the Arsenal captain for the evening Per Mertesacker said that Bayern “played on another level” at the Allianz Arena.

“Bayern played on another level,” he said.

“We felt already in the first half that it will not be easy. Then Bayern bring on [Arjen] Robben and [Arturo] Vidal. This is a different world.

“We were not able to contain them.”

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