Arsene Wenger has revealed his favourite moment during his time at Arsenal after celebrating 20 years in charge of the club at the weekend.
The Frenchman joined the club from Japanese side Grampus 8 in 1996 and officially took over 1 October, going on to win three Premier League titles and six FA Cups with the Gunners.
Wenger was interviewed by Thierry Henry for Sky Sports and revealed the moments he had enjoyed most during his time in north London so far.
“The best moment is maybe when we won our first title and after that the Invincible year because I think the dream of every coach is to make a spotless year,” he said.
“The 2004 season was exceptional because you had everything. The players had individual quality, we were a team and we had natural collective spirit. It was just exceptional. A moment you never have in your career, basically.
“I came to England completely unknown. Arsene who? I was a bit French when I arrived and there was a lot of scepticism about my appointment. Just to know that I can win was something very important because I could convince people I had a chance to do a good job here.”
Wenger’s side moved to within two points of leaders Manchester City thanks to a last-gasp win over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday and the Frenchman is confident they will challenge for the title this season.
“I believe so. I believe we are more mature, we are better equipped, we have a squad that’s not made of kids anymore but a squad made of mature players, who have experience,” he added.
“It comes down to how consistent we will be and that is down to producing the performances every three days now.”
Another title win this season would surely rank as one of Wenger’s finest particularly with competition fierce in the top flight this year. Here’s hoping the boss has more moments he can enjoy in what may be his last season at the Emirates.