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As Arsene Wenger takes charge of his 1,000th match for Arsenal, we've taken the opportunity to see where he fits in with the all-time greats.

We've taken the most prominent manager from the Premier League clubs and ranked them according to win rates. West Ham fans, look away now.

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westham.jpgWest Ham manager Avram Grant was left to reflect on what might have been after seeing his side succumb to a late winner at The Emirates.

The Irons looked good for a point, thanks largely to a superlative display from goalkeeper Rob Green, but a defensive lapse two minutes from time handed Arsenal all three points.

viv142.jpgFormer England defender Viv Anderson does not envy Fabio Capello's task in trying to win the World Cup this summer.

The former Manchester United full-back thinks the England boss will have a difficult job finalising his final 23 for South Africa, particularly with key players like Rio Ferdinand struggling with injury.

West Ham's visit to north London yielded a not-unexpected defeat but the Hammers only had themselves to blame.

Despite being awarded a penalty and playing 45 minutes against 10 men the Irons could not find a way round a disciplined Arsenal side - and paid the price with a 2-0 defeat.

westham.jpgAnother week and another tough game for Gianfranco Zola's West Ham team against title-chasing Arsenal.

The Irons make the trip across London tomorrow evening hovering just above the Premier League drop zone but may return empty handed from the Emirates.