- Arsene Wenger has blasted Chelsea manager Antonio Conte ahead of EPL kick-off
- The Arsenal manager has told the Blues boss to stop moaning about his current squad size
- Wenger believes that Chelsea and their coach are to blame for loaning out a lot of youngsters
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has blasted Chelsea manager Antonio Conte ahead of their EPL kick-off this season.
The Gunners tactician has told the Blues boss should stop moaning about his squad being small.
Wenger believes that Chelsea and their manager have themselves to blame after loaning a lot of young players to other teams.
NAIJ.com understands that Conte has been wailing about then size of his squad being small following their defeat to Arsenal the Community Shield final.
Wenger who is set to kick-start his EPL campaign against Leicester City said: “Do I feel sorry for Chelsea because they do not have enough players? No.
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“If you look at the number of their players that are out on loan, they can call a few back.”
Wenger also hinted that there could be another summer signing at Arsenal following the arrival of Alenxandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac.
The French manager said: “We are still open. But of course at the moment I have 33 players and it’s difficult to manage such a high number on a daily basis.”
Arsenal are set to kick-start their EPL campaign against Leicester City on Friday, August 11 while on the other hand, Chelsea are set to begin their title defence against Burnley on Saturday, August 12.
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