The 36-year-old takes his Sunderland side to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday to lock horns for the first time as a manager with Arsene Wenger, the man who for so long provided the biggest challenge to his hopes and dreams at Manchester United.
The Irishman admits he loved every minute of it, and said: "It was brilliant, absolutely brilliant. Those games were brilliant, absolutely fantastic, the best. United against Arsenal - if you could go back for one game, then that would be the game."
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