Arsene Wenger believes English managers need to show their “hunger and confidence” to achieve success.
The Arsenal boss goes head to head on Sunday with Chris Hughton, who has only lost once since taking over at Brighton & Hove Albion.
Wenger praised his counterpart ahead of the FA Cup fourth-round clash and believes that English managers should be given more of a chance in the top flight.
"So the only advice you can give to English managers is: keep the attitude and if that is right, maybe you will get the chance"
“When I came here people had the idea that a foreign manager could not be successful in England,” he said. “It didn’t work at Aston Villa so I had more to fight against the pre-conceived idea that a foreign manager can never be successful in England.
“Today you have many English managers who do not get a chance. But there are only 20 clubs and a good way to come up is to do a good job in the Championship. Maybe that's the advice you could give them.
“I believe that successful professional life is a meeting of an attitude and somebody who gives you the chance. So the only advice you can give to [English managers] is: keep the attitude and if that is right, maybe you will get the chance."
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