Wenger's clever response when asked about Arsenal's title chances

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave a logical and sensible response when asked about the chances of his team winning the league.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gave his thoughts on whether his side could win the Premier League at his press conference ahead of the game against West Ham.

Arsenal have been quietly going about their business domestically, rising to a position in the top four with Manchester City firmly in their sights.

A title win would be the perfect way for Wenger and his team to make up for the disappointment of their Champions League exit against Monaco earlier this week, but Wenger has avoided unnecessarily raising expectations.

“At the moment we are too far away from Chelsea but we have an opportunity every week to get closer,” said the boss.

“We have to continue to improve. We are a better team today than four months ago. We've won 13 of our last 15 games.”

As things stand the Gunners are seven points away from Chelsea at the top of the table.

That’s a difficult gap for the side to overhaul, but not impossible if the side win all of their games over the rest of the season.

City are just one point ahead as things stand and it shouldn’t be a problem for the Gunners to get ahead and consolidate in second before attempting to chase down the Blues.

Wenger is doing what any smart manager would do and trying to ease the pressure, which currently surrounds his players.

Arsenal still have Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United to play in the Premier League. Wins in all three of those games will put the side in a very good position, but it’s important the side doesn’t make any more mistakes in any game.

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