Arsene Wenger has revealed he set his Arsenal Invincibles the challenge to stay unbeaten thanks his dad's harsh advice.
Arsenal went unbeaten in the Premier League for 49 matches between May 2003 and October 2004, winning their third and final league title under Wenger in the process.
As a result they became the only team in Premier League history and the first top-flight English team for over a century to go an entire campaign without losing.
Now, in the first trailer for Arsene Wenger: Invincible, the Frenchman has revealed the target he set his players at the start of that famous season.
Speaking in the trailer, Wenger announces that: "I set them the target of winning the championship without losing a game."
He then goes on to explain that this target came from the fact that his dad "never told me 'well done', he said 'you can do better.'"
Arsenal finished the season with 26 wins and 12 draws as they ended the season 11 points clear of second place Chelsea and another four ahead of reigning champions Manchester United.
Two seasons prior, when Wenger's side won their second league title under the Frenchman, Arsenal had gone the entire league season without an away defeat, another first in the Premier League era.
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Despite criticism that towards the end of the 2003/04 season, Wenger became more focused on not losing than winning matches, for many the club continued to play attractive football.
Dutch playmaker Dennis Bergkamp also appears in the trailer and states that "this football was close to perfection".
As well as Wenger's unparalleled unbeaten season, the new film also sheds a light on his rivalry with Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and his departure from Arsenal in 2018.
Appearing in the maiden promotional footage for the documentary, Ferguson lauds the Invincibles by conceding that "the achievement stands above everything else".
Arsene Wenger: Invincible comes to cinemas from 11 November, and on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on 22 November
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