Too Seriously Make FA Cup Arsenal in the Champions League is difficult Achievement
London – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted during the FA Cup as for his own obsession. But the consequence is that the Gunners are always trouble doing well in other competitions, especially the Champions League.
Since Arsenal trained Wenger 1996, the North London club already mengumpulka five FA Cup trophies, more than any clubs including Manchester United, who previously finished the competition authorities.
Arsenal and Manchester United are now biting at the top as the FA Cup trophy collector, include 11. A fairly good achievement considering the competition it often presents a surprise for the big teams.
So berjodohnya Arsenal to FA Cup, the last two trophies they captured the yes of the competition in 2005 and 2014 then.
But for Wenger success of his team look good in the FA Cup this time not only brings a sense of satisfaction. For Wenger must sacrifice other competitions the Champions League.
Indeed, Arsenal never absent in the most elite club competition in Europe, but only once they appear in the final in 2006 and lost to Barcelona.
“It’s important to us and we always take seriously this tournament. We did not always win, but we have to win it five times as long as I am here,” Wenger said in the Mirror.
“There is no other team that won over us within the last 18 years, so we always look serious. Sometimes too seriously so that our difficulties in the Champions League,” he continued.
“Several times we put this competition over the Champions League – for example, just this week where we play in the FA Cup and the Champions League next week. Often we have to lose a player.”
“I remember when we were against Manchester United and against Chelsea in the Champions League three days later. We lost some players because we are too serious to play in the game.”
“Our mission is clear to always finish top four and then win the trophy. We always appear in the Champions League and this season will be very tight competition when looking into the table. Every game like a final,” said he.
Tonight Arsenal will face Middlesbrough in the FA Cup fifth round held at the Emirates Stadium.