Arsenal memories...Lee Dixon stays on, 2001

This year in….2001 Veteran right-back Lee Dixon said he would stay for another year. The 36-year-old, who had spent 13 years at Highbury, turned down approaches from Sunderland and Watford. He said: Nothing is signed and sealed yet but I have spoken to t

This year in....2001

Veteran right-back Lee Dixon said he would stay for another year.

The 36-year-old, who had spent 13 years at Highbury, turned down approaches from Sunderland and Watford.

He said: "Nothing is signed and sealed yet but I have spoken to the manager and he has intimated he would like me to stay for another year,.

'All things being equal that is what I will do, with the intention of retiring completely at the end of next season.

Arsene Wenger added: "Lee will be 37 next month and what he is doing is truly amazing.