Arsene Wenger says that as he has got older he has grown less interested in personal success and more focused on helping players fulfil their potential.
In his time at Arsenal, the Frenchman has been named Premier League Manager of the Season three times, and LMA Manager of the Year twice.
Wenger has also won 15 Manager of the Month awards, but says achieving success with the team and bringing the best out of his players is far more rewarding.
"I still want to be successful, but more for others, more to give the people who love Arsenal what they like, success. I want to help the players achieve the best of what they can in their career."
“I think I have a more generous and less egotistical attitude now than I was when I was [younger],” he told the Arsenal Magazine. “Back then I wanted myself to be THE coach, THE guy who is successful.
“Today of course I still want to be successful, but more for others, more to give the people who love Arsenal what they like, success. I want to help the players achieve the best of what they can in their career.
“At the end of the day we are not responsible for the talent we each have, but we are responsible for what we do with our talent. The respect I have for people is when you look back and say, 'This guy had nothing more left within him than what he achieved.'
“I would like to think that I am the guy today who helps the players to achieve all that they can achieve - to fulfil their potential. That's where the real respect comes from - when you feel people have fulfilled their potential.
“When you think people have used 60 or 70 per cent of their talent, even when they are very talented, there is something missing there that makes you think 'no my friend, you are wrong.’”
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