TODAY LEGENDARY PREMIER LEAGUE MANAGERS Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger have become the first managers to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
Ferguson, the former Manchester United manager is best known for turning United into the dominant footballing force in England in the 90's and noughties.
The Scottish man led United to 13 titles, two Champions Leagues and several other trophies in his 26-year tenure at the club.
His crowning moment was United's treble winning season of 1999.
Wenger, the former Arsenal boss oversaw an Arsenal side that faced Ferguson's United side on several occasions.
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Arsenal won three titles during Wenger's reign. One of these titles included his Arsenal side going unbeaten for the whole of the 2003-04 season.
Ferguson speaking on Manchester United's website said: "I’m truly delighted to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
"It’s an honour when you receive recognition like this, "he said.
"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.
Wenger also spoke about his induction on Arsenal's website.
“I am very grateful to have been selected for the Premier League Hall of Fame,” he 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.”