The Frenchman has been the subject of numerous supporter campaigns (to put it mildly) in recent years, while he's often rumoured to be on Paris Saint-Germain's radar every time they see-off another manager.
Belgium playmaker De Bruyne has been in superb form this term, and last week his national team boss Roberto Martinez expressed his belief in an interview with ESPN that the 26-year-old has the potential to reach the level of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arsene Wenger says that he will consider moving into global management in the future as he intends to continue working in football for the rest of his life.
When asked if he would congratulate one of his own players for doing similar, Wenger told beIN SPORTS: "Of course, he used the naivety of the referee in a very positive way".
"The real test is there". Four or five weeks is a different experience, it's more concentrated but I believe the real experience of managing a team is on a daily basis.
Cristiano Ronaldo has chose to leave Real Madrid next year
Ronaldo posted a photo Sunday on Twitter of him with the baby's mother, Georgina Rodriguez, and his oldest son in a hospital in Madrid.
He has always remained at the Gunners, preferring the more hands-on action of club management. But one day that will stop.
Wenger was up there among the bookies favourites when Roy Hodgson resigned in the wake of England's exit at Euro 2016, but he eventually chose to stay in club football.
"Yes of course (I'd be tempted) because my life is linked with football and, depending on my physical state, but until the end of my life I will be on football".
The FA's decision not to sanction Wenger for those comments came as a surprise, as other managers have faced repercussions for less.