Arsenal are sitting sixth in the Premier League table, five points behind Manchester United and six from fourth-placed Manchester City, but they have a game in hand, which means that if they beat United this Sunday, they are back in the game for a top four finish.
More than focusing on Manchester United, what is important is having a chance to achieve our target. There is no choice, we have to beat them
Arsene Wenger told reporters, putting the traditional rivalry against United second, and his team’s need for points absolute first.
Given that Jose Mourinho is sitting on United’s bench and the two of them have a… colourful history behind them, the Arsenal manager couldn’t avoid answering Mourinho-related questions.
I try to respect everybody. I think it’s important that I focus on my own team and forget all the rest. I am open always in life to everything, for peace. But what is important when you are a competitor is you give everything to win the next game
the Frenchman commented, asked whether or not his relationship with the Portuguese could eventually improve, the way it did with Sir Alex Ferguson.