Arsene Wenger has shrugged off claims from Manchester United star Nani that Arsenal have no chance of winning the Premier League title.
The Portuguese winger is never slow in coming forward with his opinions and he said on Thursday that the title battle was a two-horse race between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Wenger's Arsenal are well placed to strike sitting just two points off United, despite already having lost five games this season, and he believes Nani's comments should be taken with a pinch of salt.
"First of all I am surprised we have lost five games, three of them at home against teams who are not normally fighting for the championship," Wenger said in his press conference on Thursday. "The good news is we are in a strong position and we have not paid a high price for that.
"Our home form in the second half of the season will be a decider."
Reflecting on the comments of Nani, Wenger said: "Everybody has a different opinion in this league, but nobody is a prophet. We are in a society where everybody knows everything and it looks like it is a shame to say I don't know. I personally don't know who will win the league and I have managed 1,600 games. So if Nani knows, he must be 1,600 times more intelligent than I am."
Last edited by DexteR; 24-12-2010 at 12:16 AM.