Jens Lehmann backs PSG and Bayern Munich to emulate Arsenal ‘Invincibles’

Jens Lehmann was part of the Arsenal side which went unbeaten in the 2003-04 season.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann believes that Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich have the qualities to emulate Arsene Wenger’s famous ‘Invincibles’ side.

The Gunners stormed to the Premier League title in the 2003-04 season, going through the entire domestic campaign without suffering a loss.

The likes of Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira and Dennis Bergkamp were instrumental as Wenger’s men secured their place in the history books, although they could soon be joined by two of Europe’s elite clubs.

PSG and Bayern sit at the top of their respective leagues and are yet to taste defeat, with many pundits backing the pair to go far in this year’s Champions League.

And speaking to France Football, covered by Get French Football News, Lehmann conceded that both Laurent Blanc and Pep Guardiola’s men could join Arsenal in going the league season undefeated.

Lehmann, who also enjoyed spells with Schalke and Borussia Dortmund, explained: “[PSG] have the means and the potential [to achieve that]. Given their economic power, I’d even say that they should do it.

“But I also see Bayern becoming champions by staying unbeaten, since they’ve been playing at an exceptional level for several months.”

Lehmann also revealed the secret behind Arsenal’s title-winning campaign in 2004, adding: “We played a quicker game than most of today’s teams – notably quicker than Arsenal’s team this season – because we had extremely fast players in attack.

“We were also lucky to never have any injured players. Thierry Henry, who was our leading player, was never out of action.”

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