Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will work for the world football governing body as the Head of Global Football Development, FIFA announced.

“Wenger will be chiefly responsible for overseeing and driving the growth and development of the sport for both men and women around the world,” FIFA said in a statement.

Arsene Wenger, 70, will also be the leading authority in decision-making positions of IFAB — the International Football Association Board — for technical matters and on potential changes to the laws of the game.

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