Champions League managers: 100 club

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Arsene Wenger is set to take charge of his 150th Champions League game when Arsenal take on Olympiacos in Greece this evening.

The Frenchman has never failed to qualify for Europe's elite club competition since arriving in north London in 1996, and following victory in the Gunners' last group game against Montpellier, advanced to the knockout stages for the 13th consecutive season.

Wenger's achievements extend further in the sense that he is part of an exclusive club of managers to have reached three figures coaching in the tournament - alongside Sir Alex Ferguson, Carlo Ancelotti and Jose Mourinho - but remains the only one of four, yet to lay his hands on the trophy.

Real Madrid are the only side to have bettered Arsenal's European run with 16 successive seasons in the last-16, and it's their current coach Mourinho - the newest and youngest member of the quartet - who stands out as the only manager to have won the Champions League with two different clubs - FC Porto and Inter Milan.

Manchester United have twice won the tournament under the stewardship of Ferguson, who will oversee his 187th game in the competition when they host Romanian side CFR Cluj at Old Trafford tomorrow evening.

Their last triumph came in 2008, with a penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea in Moscow, repeating the success they had against Bayern Munich in Barcelona in 1999.

And finally, Ancelotti, twice lifted the European Champion Clubs' Cup as a player with AC Milan before taking the Rossoneri to Europe's ultimate club trophy twice as a coach at the San Siro.

In tribute to the Champions League centurions, GMF celebrates their impressive coaching records in the competition, courtesy of…

Sir Alex Ferguson | Current club: Manchester United


P187 W102 D48 L37    Win percentage: 55%   (©GettyImages)

Jose Mourinho | Current club: Real Madrid

P100 W54 D26 L20    Win percentage: 54%   (©GettyImages)

Carlo Ancelotti | Current club: Paris Saint-Germain

P112 W57 D29 L26    Win percentage: 51%   (©GettyImages)

Arsene Wenger | Current club: Arsenal

P149 W68 D39 L42    Win percentage: 46%   (©GettyImages)

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