Arsène Wenger will reach another major milestone on Wednesday night - his 700th game in charge of Arsenal.
It's 12 years and just under two months since the Frenchman got off to a flying start with a 2-0 win against Blackburn at Ewood Park on October 12, 1996. Ian Wright scored both goals that day.
Now Wenger is preparing for a Champions League game at Porto which will decide who finishes top of Group G. Both Arsenal and their Portuguese hosts have already qualified for the knockout stages.
Wednesday's game will be Wenger's 111th in the competition and a victory will edge him towards a 50 per cent winning record - the Frenchman is just shy of that on 48.2 per cent.
It's a different story in the Premier League where Wenger has won 273 of his 463 games at the helm - that's 59 per cent. Overall, the Frenchman's win percentage is an impressive 58.4 per cent.
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(Matches finishing with penalty shoot-outs are denoted win or defeat. The void Sheff Utd FA Cup match in 1999 is counted as a 2-1 win)
(Farnborough Town FA Cup Fourth Round match on 25th January 2003 is counted as an away match, although played at Highbury (won 5-1))
(All UEFA Champions League matches played at Wembley in 1998/99 and 1999/2000 are counted as home fixtures.)Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source