Ex-Arsenal coach Wenger reveals reasons behind feud with Chelsea & Mourinho | OneFootball
Ex-Arsenal coach Wenger reveals reasons behind feud with Chelsea & Mourinho
Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed the reasons for his feud with Chelsea and Jose Mourinho.
Wenger was among the fiercest critics of Chelsea making vast numbers of big money signings through the takeover by Russian oil billionaire Roman Abramovich in the 2000s.
The Frenchman felt the club was not participating on a level playing field to other teams, who had to earn money they spent.
"Well, basically I would say it is always a big game, a game that decides the championship and, at the time, it was more Man United and Chelsea as well," he said to Sky Sports.
"But, my rivalry was always with the clubs than with the person [manager], I never made any statements on a personal level.
"I had a lot of aggravations with Mourinho at the time because I felt that Chelsea were the first club that came in and spent money they didn't earn."
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