Wenger pinpoints Manchester United’s top threat

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admitted that the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the Manchester United line-up for the teams’ mega clash on Saturday might be considered a boon for his team, but believed that even without the evergreen Swedish striker, United have enough in their arsenal to trouble the London giants.

Wenger was predictably quizzed about Zlatan’s absence after the Swede picked up an unnecessary booking in United’s last outing which ruled him out of Saturday’s match. Continue reading

Hector Bellerin: “The team are up for it”

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has shared that the Gunners are up for the challenge of taking on French Champions Paris St. Germain in their own backyard later tonight.

The young Spanish defender who is now in his third season as a part of the Arsenal first team said the side was relishing the prospect of locking horns with the PSG attack, which he believed is one of the best in the world. Continue reading

Wenger: PSG weaker without Ibrahimovic

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes his team will take on a considerably weaker Paris St. Germain team in their UEFA Champions League opener tomorrow, compared to the side that lined up in Ligue 1 last season.

Speaking to reporters today, Wenger said that he believes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s departure from Paris has left the side lacking not just their most potent goal threat, but also the Swede’s leadership qualities. Continue reading