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Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 7, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / POOL / AFP)

Arsene Wenger tips Manchester City or PSG to win Champions League

Arsene Wenger believes Manchester City or PSG are likely to win this year's Champions League due to the decline in the competition.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (C) is greeted by Manchester United's former manager Alex Ferguson (L) and Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) during a presentation before the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 29, 2018. - Arsene Wenger is unsure of the welcome he will receive on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss on Sunday after many 'great battles' against Manchester United during his two decades in charge. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

What Manchester United engraved on Arsene Wenger’s trophy

Arsene Wenger was presented with a trophy before the match against Manchester United to honour his time at Arsenal, but do you know what it actually said on it?

Arsenal to send Arsene Wenger out with a whimper at Manchester United

If you want to know why the Premier League is regarded as the most entertaining league in the world, you only have to look back to Arsene Wenger’s early years at Arsenal and the games against Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United.
Cardiff, UNITED KINGDOM: (FILES) Picture taken 21 May 2005 at the Millennium Dome in Cardiff, shows Patrick Vieira lifting the FA Cup after Arsenal defeated Manchester United in the FA Cup Final football match. AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN DENNIS

Games against Manchester United used to make me feel sick now they barely matter

Games against Manchester United used to make me feel sick.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson (R) shakes hands with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after their English Premier League football match at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on April 13, 2008. United won the game 2-1. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Arsene Wenger should have followed in ex-Manchester United manager's footsteps

The longer Arsene Wenger stays at Arsenal, the more he appears to be tarnishing his 22-year legacy.

Internal wars, rotting philosophies and other things Manchester City highlighted at Arsenal this week

Arsenal's two games against Manchester City this week told us quite a lot about where Arsenal are as a club and a football side, and it's not a pretty place.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal's £35m deal adds to interesting 21-year record

Alexis Sanchez's will only be the second player Arsenal have sold Manchester United since Arsene Wenger came on board in 1996.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson (R) shakes hands with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after their English Premier League football match at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on April 13, 2008. United won the game 2-1. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sir Alex Ferguson congratulates Arsene Wenger after record-breaking milestone

Sir Alex Ferguson has congratulated Arsene Wenger for surpassing his record for most games managed in the Premier League.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson (R) shakes hands with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after their English Premier League football match at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on April 13, 2008. United won the game 2-1. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Only 1 winner as Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson's records are compared

Arsene Wenger will surpass Sir Alex Ferguson for most Premier League games managed on Sunday but how do the two manager's records stack up against each other?

Wenger explains what happened when Cesc Fabregas hit Manchester United manager with pizza

Arsène Wenger says Cesc Fabregas didn't mean to hit Sir Alex Ferguson with a piece of pizza, that fateful day at Old Trafford.

Hot-headed Arsenal Invincible says legendary Manchester United manager looked at him like he was...

Arsenal legend and current first team coach, Jens Lehmann, has revealed what it was like bumping into Sir Alex Ferguson after he was sent off in the Champions League final.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Fans react after former Arsenal man admits throwing pizza at ex-Manchester United boss

Following Cesc Fabregas' admission that he did throw a slice of pizza at former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsenal fans couldn't resist giving their reactions on social media.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Video: Cesc Fabregas admits he threw the pizza at Sir Alex Ferguson

During Cesc Fabregas' spell at Arsenal, there was one particularly feisty confrontation between the Gunners and Manchester United in 2004 - called the Battle of the Buffet.

Wenger breaks Sir Alex Ferguson's record after knowingly being written off following Liverpool defeat

Arsene Wenger has broken Sir Alex Ferguson's record for Premier League clubs beaten after admittedly being written off following Arsenal's Liverpool loss.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson (R) shakes hands with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after their English Premier League football match at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on April 13, 2008. United won the game 2-1. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger had this to say about his old Manchester United rival

Arsene Wenger revealed he and Sir Alex Ferguson have a positive relationship these days, a far cry to how the pair used to be before the ex-Manchester United manager's retirement.

Arsene Wenger sorting tickets for legendary manager ahead of Arsenal's League Cup clash with...

Arsenal are set to face Doncaster in the Carabao Cup tonight, and Rovers manager Darren Ferguson revealed Arsene Wenger is sorting tickets for his father Sir Alex Ferguson.

Sir Alex Ferguson giving tips on how to beat Arsenal

Darren Ferguson has revealed that his father, Sir Alex, has been speaking with him ahead of Doncaster Rover's trip to the Emirates on Wednesday night.

Arsene Wenger reveals the one reason why he turned down Manchester United

Arsène Wenger has revealed he turned down a potential move to Manchester United to replace Sir Alex Ferguson because the club didn't match his values.

Former Manchester United chairmain claims Arsene Wenger was first choice to succeed Sir Alex...

Former Manchester United chairman, Martin Edwards, has revealed in his new autobiography, Red Glory: Manchester United and Me, that Arsene Wenger was a serious contender to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson.

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says the Premier League trophy should be named after this...

Thierry Henry believes the Premier League trophy should be named after Sir Alex Ferguson.

Manchester United legend admits having a "hatred" towards Arsenal

Roy Keane has talked about the rivalry between Arsenal and Manchester United, revealing there was a "general hatred" between the clubs' players and staff.

Arsene Wenger to break Manchester United manager's record next season

Arsene Wenger is on the road to beating another Premier League record.

Where does Arsene Wenger’s reign rank in terms of football’s longest serving managers?

With a new contract for Arsene Wenger, the Frenchman is on his way to extending his record amongst the longest serving managers of all time.

Arsenal club legend reveals how close he was to joining Manchester United

Marc Overmars revealed how different his career could have been if not for a ligament injury which led to Manchester United withdrawing their interest and Arsenal signing the winger a year later.

Did Wenger reveal too much about his future plans in management?

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger admitted he wouldn't match Sir Alex Ferguson's record of 26 years at one club, despite rumours of a contract that could take him to 23 years at Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger finds an unlikely defender in legendary Manchester United manager

Despite having a fierce rivalry when Sir Alex Ferguson managed Manchester United, Arsene Wenger and Fergie now have immense respect for each other.

Alan Smith compares Wenger's Arsenal to Ferguson's title winning Manchester United side

Alan Smith reckons that whomever takes over from Arsene Wenger will have a pretty easy job, while comparing the current Arsenal squad to Sir Alex Ferguson's 'squad in decline'.
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Chelsea boss aims to follow in former Manchester United manager and Wenger's footsteps

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has spoken highly of 'monsters' Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson.
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Arsene Wenger's top 5 managerial rivalries feat Manchester United, Stoke + more

Ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Crystal Palace and Big Sam's first trip to the Emirates as the new manager, we looked back at Arsene Wenger's top five managerial rivalries.

Sir Alex Ferguson backs 'aggressive' Arsenal

Sir Alex Ferguson has urged everyone not to forget about Arsenal in the title race.

Manchester United approached Arsene Wenger - report

According to an 'exclusive' in the Star Sport, Manchester United approached Arsene Wenger back in 2002 over potentially taking over from Sir Alex Ferguson.

Friday Arsenal recap – New contract for Ozil? Lucas says goodbye, Giroud scores +...

Now that the transfer window is shut and it's the interlul, it's all pretty quiet.

Wenger, Ferguson and Mourinho back calls to end extra time

Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson all attended this week's Uefa summit in Nyon, Switzerland, pushing for extra time to be scrapped.

Ferguson hails Wenger as Manchester United appoint Jose Mourinho

Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Arsene Wenger once again.

Ferguson told Wenger to sign Welbeck from Manchester United - report

In a deadline day swoop in 2014, Arsenal grabbed boyhood Manchester United fan Danny Welbeck from Old Trafford.

Approaching 20 years, Wenger now finally the longest serving manager in Europe

Joining Arsenal in September 1996, Arsène Wenger is fast approaching 20 years at the helm of our great club. Now, after so long in charge,...
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Wenger hilariously patronises Manchester United in press conference

Oh, how times have changed. In Friday morning's press conference, Arsène Wenger was asked about the current situation at Manchester United as well as the...
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Mourinho never understood Wenger's greatness - now he's paying the price

Legacy (n.) something handed down or received from a predecessor. With the exciting news that Jose Mourinho has finally been sacked from his position at...

Mourinho, Wenger, and what it means to defeat a villain

Thanks to a smart Olivier Giroud header, a #throwback bit of goalkeeping from Lukasz Fabianski and a pinpoint finish from Joel 'Get out while...

Manchester United's secret meeting with Arsenal captain revealed

We've recently been reading Marc Rogers, the players' agent's book and in it he reveals quite a bit about what happened behind the scenes...