By Rob Kelly

Arsène Wenger says it is more important to look to the future than dwell on the past - and admits he does not know where his winners’ medals are.

The Arsenal manager has won an array of trophies over the course of his managerial career, and begins this year’s FA Cup campaign against Leeds on Monday night.

But Wenger says that despite his pride in his past achievements, he does know where he has stored any of the honours he has collected.

“That’s why we fight for [success] - winners’ medals. They [the players] want to play at the top level,” he said.

“I don’t know where I have my medals. I look forward for the next one, for the next game, for the next win. That is the life of a top-level player.

“A top-level player wants to play at the top. He wants to win medals. But there is a difference between playing in the Champions League and playing at a lower level.

“I don’t think I keep [my medals]. I don’t know where the ‘Invincibles’ medal is because it is more important what is in front of you.”

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9 Jan 2012