‘Top five in history’ Arsene Wenger changed Arsenal forever, says Ray Parlour
On the 20th anniversary of Arsene Wenger’s first game in charge of Arsenal, Ray Parlour has paid a glowing tribute to his former manager.
Wenger took charge of his first match on October 12, 1996, where he masterminded his first win of many by beating Blackburn 2-0 at Ewood Park.
An Ian Wright double clinched victory on that day as the 66-year-old opened his managerial account in England with a win.
It would prove to be the first of many as Wenger has since gone on to win 648 competitive games for Arsenal, and he will hope to add to that tally against Swansea at the Emirates on Saturday.... read more
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