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Arsene Wenger’s side created history (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger did not raise the possibility of his side going the season unbeaten until the Gunners wrapped up the title against arch rivals Tottenham.

That’s according to Gilberto Silva, who says the squad were focused on regaining their Premier League crown before looking at making history.

Arsenal wrapped up the title with four games to spare with a 2-2 draw against Spurs at White Hart Lane in 2004 and had just 360 minutes of football left to become the first side in the modern era to remain unbeaten throughout an entire league season.

Wenger had suggested his side were capable of the feat in 2001 but they lost their crown to Manchester United in 2003, meaning the focus of their season was back on the title.

And Silva says the Frenchman refused to speak about the possibility of remaining unbeaten until after the draw at White Hart Lane.

Arsenal captured the title at White Hart Lane (Picture: Getty)

‘Honestly we heard more from the media than talked between ourselves,’ said Silva.

‘The only time we spoke about it was after the game against Tottenham and became champions.

‘We had four games in hand, Arsene came to us and just said “Listen you won the league with four games in hand but we can do something people will never forget and do something special and go all the season unbeaten.You are able to do this you can do it.”‘

Arsenal managed 49 matches unbeaten in the end (Picture: Getty)

‘For us it was just about winning the games and going to win the league and achieve the results that we trained for during the week

‘When we spoke about it afterwards with four games in hand we start to think he’s right we can do something even more special than just win the league

‘Not just win the league but after you win it what else can you do to make your time at the club even more special’.

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