By Alex Taylor
Former Everton defender Phil Neville has praised Arsene Wenger on the Frenchman’s 20th anniversary at Arsenal.
The Gunners boss officially assumed the managers job in north London on the 1st October 1996 after leaving Japanese club Nagoya Grampus.
Wenger has won three Premier League titles, six FA Cups and six Community Shields in his time at Arsenal.
“20 years managing at the top for the same club is a great achievement,” Neville tweeted. “Well done Arsene Wenger”
Neville played under Wenger’s long-term rival Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United for ten years between 1995 and 2005.
The former Monaco boss is regarded as one of the best managers in the world but has not won a domestic league title since 2004.
Wenger remains the longest serving manager in the Premier League and won back-to-back FA Cup trophy’s in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
The 66-year-old has recently stated that he would like to manage the England national team one day, leading to speculation regarding his long-term future at Arsenal.
He will now be hoping his side can collect their fifth win in five outings on Sunday against Burnley and guide his side up the table.