• Monday, May 27, 2024
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Arteta joins Premier League’s 100-win managers

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta marked a historic milestone as he became the fifth-quickest manager to reach 100 wins in the Premier League, solidifying his place in the club’s history.

The 42-year-old Spaniard achieved this feat after Arsenal‘s crucial 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in a fiercely North London derby on Sunday.

With 100 Premier League wins under his belt, Arteta joins an elite group of managers in the Premier League’s illustrious history. Notably, he secured this achievement in his 169th game in charge, surpassing the record previously held by Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger, who achieved it in 179 games.

Among the esteemed company of top-flight Premier League managers, Arteta’s accomplishment places him fifth on the list of the fastest managers to reach 100 Premier League wins.

Leading this elite group is Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, who achieved the milestone in a remarkable 134 games. Following Guardiola is Jose Mourinho, who accomplished the feat in his 142 matches as Chelsea manager.

Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp occupies the third spot on the list, reaching the landmark in his 159th match. Meanwhile, the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson, renowned for his unparalleled success at Manchester United, achieved his 100th Premier League win in 162 matches, a testament to his managerial brilliance.

Arteta’s achievement underscores his impact and contribution to Arsenal’s legacy, cementing his position among the esteemed managers in the Premier League’s rich history.

Arsenal’s two big wins against Chelsea and Spurs keep them atop the Premier League standings by a solitary point, but Man City have a game in hand. Liverpool and Manchester United dropped points over the weekend, as did Aston Villa, making it a two-team race for the title.

As Arteta continues to steer Arsenal to their first Premier League title in two decades, his milestone serves as a testament to his managerial acumen.