When Arsene Wenger said in November 2002 that he believed his side could win the title and go unbeaten, he was ridiculed in some quarters.
Not for the first time though, our legendary former manager had the last laugh as the next season he achieved exactly that.
So how did it feel to achieve what many thought impossible in 2003/04 and win the title with an immaculate record?
“It was the moment where I fulfilled the dream of my life,” he says in Arsene Wenger: Invincible.
“The fact that I could convince this group to achieve something that they would not think would be possible.
“I’ve done my job in a perfect way. I am so proud for having done it.”