Wenger made clear that his support for Arteta, who played 162 times for the Gunners, should not be used to sway the decision of the Arsenal hierarchy, insisting that he will support whoever is chosen as his replacement.
The 36-year-old spent five seasons in North London before retiring and joining Manchester City's coaching staff, where he has spent the past two years working as Pep Guardiola's assistant.
"It's just too soon to know what I will do next", he confessed.
And Wenger has given his backing to Arteta as the next manager of Arsenal, who missed out on Champions League qualification for the second year in a row and lost in the semi-finals of the Europa League.
"I have not even emptied my desk yet and in a way, I am still in a state of shock".
Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal
They remain confident of naming a successor before the World Cup begins on 14 June.
He also said it would be "difficult" to manage another team in England because of his time at Arsenal. "He is one of the favourites", the Frenchman said.
Max Allegri ruled himself out of the job by saying "I'll be at Juventus next year if they don't sack me..." and the Director of Football at 1899 Hoffenheim confirmed Nagelsmann's future, saying "Julian Nagelsmann will be our coach next season, 100 percent". "As I said in my speech on the pitch after the Burnley game, I'm a fan above all".
"I think a lack of respect was shown to Alexandre Lacazette by dropping him for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but they have proved they are better together".
"I have lived and breathed football all these years and it's a passion - I can't imagine doing anything else".
The assumption is that Arsenal want a head coach rather than omnipotent manager in the Wenger mould, and Arteta fits that bill. "I can't imagine doing anything else".
Asteroid 2010 WC9 is only a fraction of the size of the rock that caused the mass extinction event that killed off the dinosaurs. It is being said that the space rock has completed its orbit and now comes back to the Earth.
According to Michelle, security has grown tighter since the incident, which has helped her feel at ease in the wake of terror. Another witness said that they saw two men enter the churchyard on their motorbikes and one of them carried a backpack.
KCNA, North Korea's state media outlet, claimed that the military drills were a rehearsal for a potential invasion of the country. In March, Mr Trump stunned the world by accepting an invitation to meet Mr Kim.
An MIT professor, John Hauser, conducted a form of trade-off analysis to determine the value of individual features to customers. This is the justification that Apple is providing for why it's now asking Samsung to cough up $1 billion.
The commission said it hopes to have the measure in force before Augut 6 when the first batch of USA sanctions take effect. It remains to be seen exactly how the European Union will activate the Blocking Regulation.
This was also, notably, 11 days before the New York Times first reported on the existence of the meeting. Publicist Rob Goldstone approached Trump Jr . about possibly having dirt on Clinton from the Russians.
Wait times will more than likely extend into 2020, wait times for the current Model 3 are between 12-18 months if you order today. Tesla is constantly updating its cars, so look for more software updates coming to the Model 3 in upcoming months as well.
Meghan Markle's Dad Alert and Out of Surgery
Samantha went on Good Morning Britain on May 15 and host Piers Morgan tore her a new one when she called the media "vultures". She continued, "She's not qualified to suggest that I don't [speak out] under any law in this country".
Hyderabad: Day after Godavari mishap, 14 bodies found
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed the officials to undertake rescue operations on a war footing. When the launch tilted, those sitting on the upper deck jumped into the river and were rescued by locals.
Tell us what you hear: Yanny or Laurel?
It seems fairly evenly split in Twitter debates in terms of which word people hear - which makes sense. He played it for his peers, who disagreed over whether the syllables formed "Yanny" or "Laurel ".
Warm weather gave me the win: Hamilton
I said I wanted to come and win in the way that I have won". "I am much happier with the vehicle ". He said, "It feels nice to be on the podium and nice to have a good clean race".
Women should have got angrier sooner: Hayek
The Mexican-born star subsequently claimed that one way to achieve equality would be for actors to spurn "inflated fees". Hayek said Weinstein's direct responses were only to herself, and the accusations lodged against him by Nyong'o .