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Premier League: Huddersfield Town fans’ unique gesture for Arsene Wenger is talk of the town

The 68-year-old will step down as Arsenal boss after the end of the season.

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Outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was in for a pleasant surprise in his final Premier League game in charge of the Gunners as every Huddersfield Town fan in the John Smith Stadium gave the Frenchman a standing ovation in the 22nd minute, to mark his 22 years in charge of the Gunners.

Of course, the travelling Arsenal supporters joined in the respectful applause as well.

There were plenty of tributes from the Gunners faithful before and after kick off as well:

Gunners forward  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Wenger another reason to smile soon after as he broke the deadlock in the 38th minute.

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Leading 1-0 at half-time, the North Londoners are looking to secure their first away win of 2018 in the Premier League.

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Should the Gunners be able to hold on to their lead, it would be a fitting farewell to a manager who has transformed the Premier League in ways more than one.