It seems like 2 of the top 4 teams in the EPL has shelved their hopes for winning the Premier League title at least for another year as Arsenal manager Arsene Wnger becomes the latest coach to surrender the tile to the current top 3 Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea.
Athough Liverpool’s Suarez was quoted as making the same sentiments while speaking to reporters, there is still no official word from manager Kenny Dalglish as to the ambitions of Liverpool in regards to the title.
It quite understandable in Arsenal’s case seeing that the club are just 2 points above the relegation zone and the injury to key defender Bacary Sagna. Speaking to reporters, a sullen Wenger was quoted as saying his team is more concerned with setting realistic goals that can change their situation immediately.
“I think at the moment we have to set realistic targets,”
“At the moment we’re 12 points behind the leaders, it’s not realistic to say we’ll win the league. We have to fight to come back into a much better position, that’s reality.”
According to Wenger, the most realistic goal he can set for his lads is a top 4 finish which would earn his side a berth into the Champions league.
“I do not think like that, I think at the moment we have to set ourselves a realistic target and to get in touch with the teams who are fighting for the Champions League positions”
So its official, the title race is now a 3 horse race with both Manchester clubs and Chelsea being the teams in the running for the coveted title. The only question i am sure many fans are thinking is whether Wenger is the right man to bring the club success.
Could this just be a rough patch the club is going through or do they need to make serious changes to the management of the club. Sure Wenger has the heart for Arsenal, there is no other coach i would consider for the job, but another year without any silverware will be hard for the players and fans to take in.
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