Wenger & Ferguson inducted to the Premier League Hall of Fame

Former Arsenal and Manchester United managers, Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson, have been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.

Wenger joined The Gunners in 1996 and helped the London-based side win three League titles and seven FA Cup.

“I am very grateful to have been selected for the Premier League Hall of Fame,” Wenger said. “We always wanted to give something special to the supporters and when you have players capable of remarkable things, the most important thing for me is the obligation of perfection.

“I’d like to be known as someone who loved Arsenal, who respected the values of the club and left it in a position where it can grow and become even bigger.”

Ferguson joined Manchester United in 1986 and transformed the English side into one of the greatest football clubs in the history the game. During the 1998/99 season he won an unprecedented Treble – League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League.

“I’m truly delighted to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame,” said Sir Alex. “It’s an honour when you receive recognition like this. However, it’s not just about me as a person. It’s about the job at Manchester United and the bond we had over many years, so I’m also proud for the club, the staff and my players.

“My job was to send the fans home happy. United’s history and my own expectations were the things that drove me, and I then had to try to develop all my players with the same expectations and make sure we could go out and achieve them.”

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