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Wenger: Mbappe is heir to Messi and Ronaldo but England's next generation aren't far behind

The former Arsenal manager says the current stars are unique talents, but he is looking forward to seeing who replaces them at the top
Arsene Wenger says Kylian Mbappe is the leading contender to replace Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the game – but England’s new generation are hot on his heels.
With Messi now 32 and Ronaldo 35, football fans are having to come to terms with the fact that the pair can’t play on forever, and, according to the former Arsenal boss, fans had never seen a player with their gifts.
“We had never seen players like that, who can absolutely be creative in any tight situation,” Wenger told TalkSPORT . “These players are now getting towards the end [of their career] – Ronaldo, Messi – but it’s now about the next generation.

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