Arsene wins Manager of the Month award - Yikes!

Last updated : 12 September 2003 By Chris Parry
Past receipients of the award have been cursed, with the form of their respective teams going completely out of the window, so let's hope it doesn't affect us during September (especially with the visit to Old Trafford looming next weekend!).

The Barclaycard Awards Panel said: "Despite the focus of attention on their
west London neighbours, Arsene Wenger has shown the usual gritty
determination to leave others in his wake in August. There have been two big
summer signings at Arsenal, re-negotiating contracts with Pires and Vieira.
That done, things look very promising for the long season ahead."