Emirates Stadium

Next Game

Arsenal v B Dortmund

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 19:45

Champions League Group D

Emirates Stadium

Last Game

Arsenal 1 - 2 Man Utd

Saturday, 22 November 2014, 17:30

Barclays Prem

Laudrup: No title for Gunners

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup thinks that Arsenal should forget about winning the Premier League this season.

Last Updated: 01/12/12 at 13:23 Post Comment

Michael Laudrup: Believes Arsenal cannot win the title with current budget

Michael Laudrup: Believes Arsenal cannot win the title with current budget

Arsenal face Laudrup's side at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon already 12 points behind Manchester United, and the Danish manager believes the title winner will come from one of the current top three.

Laudrup feels that Arsene Wenger's side have suffered through their lack of ability to buy the world's top players through their comparatively stilted financial means, and that their start to the season has already ruled them out of the running.

"The title is between three teams, the two Manchesters and Chelsea," Laudrup said.

"At the moment, the two Manchesters have the advantage of points, momentum and form. They are very strong and winning difficult games and are solid when they don't play well. We'll wait and see what Chelsea do with a new manager in Rafa Benitez.

"Arsenal cannot buy the players Manchester City, Chelsea, Real Madrid or Barcelona can get.

"They have to do something else. Arsene Wenger has done a great job for a number of years but it's more difficult for them now because other teams have much more money to buy those two forward players who can make the difference. Money doesn't always buy you titles... but it helps."

Swansea travel to Arsenal unbeaten in five Premier League games, and can go above their hosts with a victory.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

M

eanwhile, England's best U21 players playing with those most likely to be in the senior team from 2020 onwards might increase their chances in those tournaments to a point where they could actually be potential winners. Unlike 2016.

shagwa
Wenger warns Hodgson

I

m not a doctor, but the cause is likely to be crap dancing after scoring. My prognosis is we may need to take that leg off.

GVMUFC
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

F

or the time being we just have to focus on the players we do have, Rodgers said. We have to make the best of what is available. Jesus wept!

rodger's gusset
Rodgers reveals Sturridge woe

Footer 365

Premier League: Van Gaal stays grounded after first away win propels United into the top-four

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal played down his side’s first away win of the season at Arsenal.

Premier League: Counter-attacking Manchester United punish wasteful Arsenal

Manchester United hit Arsenal on the break at the Emirates to earn a 2-1 win - their first away victory of the season.

Premier League: West Brom boss Alan Irvine questions Costa goal in Chelsea defeat

Alan Irvine was unhappy with Chelsea's first goal in their defeat at Stamford Bridge, feeling Diego Costa was offside.

Mail Box

A Funny Mail About Line Dancing & More

We have some great responses to young Jack's question about how readers first got into football. Plus, finally some intelligent thoughts on Dave Whelan's outburst...

United Fans Would Gladly Take Wilshere

That's the message to any Arsenal fans who don't appreciate the midfielder. Plus, plenty on everyone's current favourite football club chairman and a wee question about fandom...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property