Can you name Arsenal’s XI from Arsene Wenger’s first game in charge in 1996?

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Arsene Wenger

On 22 September, 1996, Arsene Wenger was appointed as Arsenal‘s new manager. He went on to become the club’s all-time most successful coach over a 22-year reign – but can you remember how it all began?

Wenger’s Arsenal made a winning start with a 2-0 victory away to Blackburn Rovers, and we’re asking you to name the Frenchman’s first starting XI.

There are some famous names in this line-up, so we reckon you should be able to get all 11 names in good time if you know your Gunners history.

If you want another quiz after this one, why not take on a serious challenge – can you name all 126 players signed by Wenger at Arsenal?

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Good luck and don’t forget to tweet us your scores @planetfutebol.


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