Wenger: Arsenal could have done with ten more games this season

Arsene Wenger Pre FA Cup Press Conference 2

Arsene Wenger suggested Arsenal could have done with ten more games in the title race.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger explained at his press conference ahead of the game against Chelsea that he feels the Gunners could do with another ten games.

The Frenchman hinted at the sort of extra time that he feels the Gunners would need to catch Chelsea in the title race, with Jose Mourinho’s team currently ten points ahead at the top of the table.

“We had a disturbed start to the season but since January we have done very well. We could do with 10 more games!” he said.

“There was a turning point last week with Manchester United not beating Chelsea. Now we can get closer to Chelsea on Sunday.”

Arsenal’s priority for the rest of the season is realistically finishing second, which would mean automatic qualification into the Champions League.

That would mean no qualifiers and fewer games and the start of next season, which should allow Wenger’s team to get off to a good start for the 2015/2016 campaign.

Since the club’s first game this year, Arsenal’s record has been good, with nine straight victories since that dramatic defeat at the hands of Monaco in the Champions League.

Chelsea have four wins and two draws from their last six, which shows how efficient Jose Mourinho is in terms of tactics, when his team isn't playing well.

They have a great chance to beat the Blues this weekend because Chelsea have not been playing well, while Arsenal have been playing some great football with 11 goals in the club’s last five games.

Wenger may feel as though he needs to win another league title with the club before he retires and if he can tactically outwit Mourinho this weekend, it will be a big sign to himself and the club’s fans that there is logic and potential success behind his current tactics and the way he sets the side up for big games.

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