Wenger’s response to whether FA Cup is Arsenal’s only chance of silverware

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Arsenal host Watford in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Arsene Wenger says he is unsure whether the FA Cup remains Arsenal’s best chance for silverware when asked upon his side’s prospects of silverware, the Mirror report.

The Gunners host Watford knowing victory will cement their place alongside Crystal Palace plus the winners of Manchester United versus West Ham United, and Everton versus Chelsea, in the semi-finals.

Having already won the FA Cup for two successive seasons, Arsenal could become the first team in modern history to complete a hat-trick of successes at Wembley this coming May.

However, when quizzed whether the FA Cup is Arsenal’s last hope of silverware this season, Wenger was pragmatic in his response and brushed off the question by stating he isn’t thinking about that.

“We want to stay alive in all of them but then again lets be focused on the next one. I don’t know if the FA Cup is our best chance of a trophy. I don’t think like that,” the Frenchman explained.

“The players are not in the comfort zone and want to do well and they’ve not given up (on the title) or the Champions League.”

“I feel we can have a run but we know how quickly it can change ”

While Wenger may not want to admit it, the North London club’s chances of winning either the Premier League or the Champions League are incredibly slim considering their position at present.

After Watford, Arsenal travel to Barcelona looking to overturn a 2-0 deficit in the Champions League, while they currently sit in third place in the Premier League table, eight points behind Leicester City with only nine games remaining.

An FA Cup triumph, and a third in succession, would be a remarkable achievement by Wenger, but it may not be enough to get a number of the club’s more critical supporters back on his side.

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