Mooy to help farewell Wenger
AARON Mooy’s stunning English Premier League campaign will conclude tonight with a place in history — playing in Arsene Wenger’s last match in charge of Arsenal.
Arsenal travels to Mooy’s Huddersfield Town for the marquee occasion, made doubly special midweek when the Terriers confirmed their place in England’s top flight for another season.
Socceroo Mooy, 27, provided the assist in a 1-1 draw away to previous champion Chelsea, sparking celebrations.
It means Mooy can run out at the John Smith’s Stadium and soak in the atmosphere after a hard-fought campaign.
“When I was growing up I always wanted to watch Arsenal because of him,” Mooy said. “He was one of the best, if not the best, manager in the Premier League for so many years.
“They were an amazing team and it will be weird to be part of this game, having watched him for so long and knowing it’s going to be his last game.
“It’s going to be day for both clubs.”
Mooy’s contribution at Stamford Bridge came at the end of a season of merit.
He played in all but two of Huddersfield Town’s fixtures and scored four times — including a goal to help Town past heavyweight Manchester United — and clearly is happy at the club.
“I’m already proud of what I’ve done,” Mooy said.
“I’ll keep working and keep going. I don’t set too many targets. I’ll just keep going.” a special
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