It was like an Englishman making wine in Bordeaux... Arsene Wenger reflects on his arrival at Arsenal 20 years ago
On Friday morning, as he does almost every Friday morning, Arsene Wenger will climb the stairs of Arsenal's London Colney training ground, a place he helped design some 17 years ago from the ashes of a fire.
On entering the press room, Wenger will walk past a colourised photograph of Woolwich Arsenal's 1913-14 team. Then he will take his place at the top of a room where three Arsenal portraits hang on the wall: Alex James, David Rocastle and Cliff Bastin. The theme will be 'History'.
Officially, the 20th anniversary of Wenger's arrival at Arsenal will be marked by the club on Saturday.
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