EPL: Arsene Wenger Sets New Record


Ferguson Congratulates…

Former Manchester United Manager, Alex Ferguson has congratulated Arsene Wenger on the Arsenal boss’ surpassing of his record for most matches as a Premier League manager.

Wenger guided Arsenal to a 1-1 draw at West Brom on Sunday. That marked his 811th game in charge of a top flight team – one more than Ferguson achieved during his 27-year spell at Manchester United.

Ferguson while praising Wenger says he expects the record will never be broken.

In a statement released through the League Managers Association, Ferguson said: “I applaud Arsene on surpassing my record of managing 810 Premier League games.

“It is a fantastic milestone which has required the highest standards of dedication and professional management to achieve. I doubt his record, whatever it turns out to be, will ever be beaten”.

The Association chairman Howard Wilkinson added: “On behalf of the League Managers Association and all our members, I would like to congratulate Arsene on his record breaking achievement. 811 Premier League games, and more to come, is a testimony to all he has brought to football in England and to Arsenal FC.

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