Gone were the "Wenger out" taunts that followed him in recent years.
There's no doubt that the first decade, before switching stadiums in 2006, was more successful. "Let's see what the plans of the club are for this new era for the club". It's a cathedral, a church.
"When you look at our season there is something in the group that is waiting to come out", said Wenger. "So it was special. So for me to come here on the last day had a special meaning", he said. The Emirates for me was like buying a new house.
Arsenal travelled to The King Power Stadium to take on a shockingly out of form Leicester side which was thrashed by Crystal Palace 5-0 before losing at home to a terribly inconsistent West Ham unit.
"We had to do it".
Henrikh Mkhitaryan played the ball to Alexandre Lacazette who in turn fed Aaron Ramsey. Huddersfield have had a tumultuous season overall, but their only goal was to stay in the top flight, and now that goal is complete.
Pep Guardiola's side have been focused on rewriting the record books since clinching the English title nearly a month ago and they added one last landmark achievement on the final day of the season.
"They had disagreements with me and I can accept but we had one thing in common: we loved ArsenalFootball Club". "The prices for the stadium have doubled". A £10m player when we built the stadium was huge. Today a guy like Kane, I don't know for much they can sell him. "That's an issue they have to face". "Belgium is a good championship, play a year there".
Wenger, during the interview, revealed that he encouraged Arsenal to organise a tour in India: "I have always encouraged Arsenal to organise a tour in India".
He recalled: "When I arrived here you had no scouts in France from England".
"I can only imagine what's going through his mind because he's been at this wonderful institution of a club for the past 22 years. I am fascinated by India, I don't know why, but I have never been in India", he said. "It's not far, but".
Arsene Wenger admits his long goodbye from Arsenal has been a bittersweet experience as he prepares to finally say farewell on Sunday. "I feel at home here".