Date: 10th March 2016 at 10:22am
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Manchester City have joined Arsenal and a select band of clubs who can now boast 300 Premier League wins to their name following it’s inception back in 1992.

With their four nil victory over Aston Villa (another on the list) last weekend, Manchester City become the ninth club to enter the exclusive list and with the make up of the Premier League and the dominance of the accepted ‘top’ sides in the division, you’d imagine it will be a while before club number ten makes itself known.

Arsenal take their place on the list as one of the ever presents in the top flight since it was rebranded all those years ago and with 497 wins in total, it took the club a second best 566 matches to make the magic 300 mark.

Whilst that is the most number of games it took the listed sides to reach 300, it simply accounts for Arsenal’s consistency over the years since the rebrand, and whilst it hasn’t seen the silverware anybody would’ve hoped, regular top four spots see the club second quickest to the 300 mark and with the second best win ratio under Arsene Wenger.

When you consider the spending of Manchester City in recent years who have only just arrived, and then Chelsea, Manchester United’s transfer efforts with Arsenal’s (still expensive) but more meague spending forays for large parts, that tells its own story.

Here’s how everyone else compares in terms of games taken.

Everton – 300 wins (834 games) 330 wins total
Aston Villa – 300 wins (833 games) 316 wins total
Tottenham Hotspur – 300 wins (785 games) 370 wins total
Newcastle – 300 wins (724 games) 319 wins total
Manchester City – 300 wins (724 games) 300 wins total
Liverpool – 300 wins (611 games) 452 wins total
Chelsea – 300 wins (605 games) 484 wins total
Arsenal – 300 wins (566 games) 497 wins total
Manchester United – 300 wins (484 games) 580 wins total

Of course, if (when) Villa drop, the ever present list will shrink by one as well leaving Arsenal alongside, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.