By Rob Kelly
Arsène Wenger says this season has been the strangest he has experienced since his arrival in the Premier League in 1996.
In September, Arsenal were as low as 17th in the table but after a dramatic revival they can now secure third place with a win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Wenger says the unpredictable nature of the campaign can be seen right across the board, including those clubs fighting for the title.
“It has been the strangest yet because there were changes all over throughout the season,” he said.
“It looked first of all like we were battling relegation and then at the last game of the season we are battling for a Champions League position.
“Manchester City looked like they would cruise to win the league and then suddenly they had lost it, and nobody understood why.
“After that, Manchester United looked like they had won it and we [heard] all these things about ‘when they are in the driving seat they do not give it away’.
“Suddenly they lose it again when City had basically given up. So it has been a really strange league.”Copyright 2013 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 12 May 2012