Former Manchester United and Arsenal managers, Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger have both been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
Both legends were honoured for their outstanding performance while they were managers at both clubs.
During their active days as managers of the clubs, they were rivals from the 1990s, winning 16 English top-flight titles between them.
It is interesting to note that Ferguson, 81, who guided Manchester United to 13 titles, is the most successful manager in Premier League history,
While Wenger won the competition three times with Arsenal, including going unbeaten in the 2003/04 season, Ferguson, managed United for more than 26 years, winning the inaugural Premier League title in 1992/93 to deliver the Red Devils’ first league success since 1967.
Ferguson also has more feat like him managing Six players who have already been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame. They are: David Beckham, Eric Cantona, Roy Keane, Wayne Rooney, Peter Schmeichel and Paul Scholes.
In reaction to the honour, Ferguson who retired in 2013 after winning his 13th title made some comments. He said, “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 of the club, the staff and my players.”