Arsène Wenger says football is never boring, even as he prepares to manage his 811th game in the Premier League.

The boss will break Sir Alex Ferguson’s 810-game record on Sunday, when Arsenal face West Brom.

Before the landmark achievement, the club website spoke to Wenger about management and the former United boss.

The 68-year-old says unpredictability is what keeps the game interesting, for him.

“That’s why it’s never boring,” he told

“No matter how long you are in this game you cannot predict what will happen. That’s why we come back for more.

“We try to dominate this animal, but we never manage to do it completely.”

It is hard to talk about breaking the Premier League record without talking about who he’s taking it from. But even though he’s going to break Ferguson’s record, Wenger says his rivalry with the Scot is long-dead.

“I saw that he was at the Manchester United game this week, but it is always a pleasure to meet each other now,” Wenger revealed.

“We don’t compete anymore and it was always a big rivalry of course. But overall I believe that we tried to have a positive attitude towards the game and to get our teams to play in a positive way.”

“We have a similar passion, different personalities of course. But I respect and admire Ferguson for what he has done and for his high desire to win.

“That is why it is an achievement to have lasted for such a long time, similar to what he has done.”

The Arsenal manager also argued that the current level of instability in Premier League football is something that needs addressing. You need managers to stay longer to keep club traditions alive, and to give them chances to prove themselves.

“I feel that the most important thing is that competent people and technical stability is absolutely vital for a club,” added Wenger.

“You need people to carry the values of the club for generations. If you change all the 20 managers in the middle of the season, you will still have three teams who go down and only one champion.

“We see now the pressure is on every club to change their manager very quickly and then people sit there but who [comes next]?

“You can see most of the time they turn to managers who have been sacked somewhere else. So it is a problem.”

There’s no way of knowing how Arsenal would’ve performed if they’d changed manager more often.

Perhaps they’d find success, like Chelsea, or maybe they’d have an era of Moyes/Van Gaal managers like United post-Ferguson.

All we know is that Wenger is Arsenal’s most successful manager of all time.

He has the highest win percentage of any Gunners boss, excluding caretaker managers.

He’s won more FA Cups than any manager in the history of the competition, and won a few Premier League titles as well.

Oh, and one of those titles was the Invincible season.

So congratulations to Arsène on reaching yet another landmark in his domestic career in England!