"After Liverpool, we talked because we couldn't play like we did that day", the Spaniard said. Nothing is permanent. You're not bad in a permanent way if you can do something about it and you're not good in a permanent way if you don't keep your urgency.
Nobody can claim to have bettered that record, with even Manchester United's iconic former boss now slipping into the shadow of a man he used to enjoy regular touchline battles with.
Wenger, 67, was unaware he was celebrating his 21st Gunners anniversary yesterday, and added: "I did not know about that".
In recording victory over Brighton, Wenger now holds wins over 45 different Premier League teams, having been tied on 44 with Ferguson, who retired over four years ago. "I kept my focus on my job always". Nobody can make 21 years and only fly.
Alexandre Lacazette nearly opened the scoring after just two minutes, with the Frenchman mustering a cracking long-range effort which flew back off the frame of the Brighton goal.
Brighton came close to equalising midway through the first half, when Solly March's free-kick from 20 yards clattered against Petr Cech's post. Shane Duffy's rebound however could not be directed on target.
But Arsenal were well in charge, with possession stats of over 75%, and the Seagulls were indebted to their Australian goalkeeper Matt Ryan twice in the first half for his sharp saves from Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey.
Dunk did more than anyone to prevent Arsenal scoring again.
"I think it will be interesting to see how they respond in the championship".
Glenn Murray headed a chance narrowly wide for Albion, but the visitors couldn't build enough momentum to truly threaten Arsenal.
"Brighton were fortunate to beat Newcastle at the weekend and I expect Chris Hughton's side to be outclassed at The Emirates", Owen wrote on Betvictor.com.
If I'm not mistaken we already have two Welsh clubs in our leagues, and there has been debate for many years about whether Celtic and Rangers should be offered a place down South, but how would you feel if Barcelona joined us?