Not Disturb Party Champions League, Wenger Prepare to Face Strong Team MU
London – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits to sacrifice the FA Cup in pursuit of success in the Champions League in recent years. But now he is determined to bring down a formidable squad against Manchester United in the FA Cup quarterfinals.
The Gunners will visit the headquarters of the Red Devils, Tuesday (03/10/2015) pm dawn, the party risked a ticket to the semifinal round of the FA Cup.
Before the last trip to Old Trafford Arsenal ended with a 4-0 victory over Manchester United on 16 February 2008. When it ‘Gunner’ appear with a number of second-tier players.
“On that day (2008) we lost but on Monday night we will not lower the reserve players,” said Wenger told the London Evening Standard.
At the 2008 meeting, Wenger must turn the brain because his team had visited the headquarters of AC Milan only after four days after a visit to MU.
In contrast to this time. Arsenal will undergo the next game on Saturday (14/3) with host West Ham in the Premier League, Champions League, while the next – the second leg round of 16 opponents Monaco – will be played on March 17.
“I do not remember exactly what the situation was. (But usually) FA Cup has a bad time to be placed before the Champions League game so you should always make certain decisions,” he said.
“(It made) Players tense, (and thought) ‘What must be sacrificed?’ At the end of the FA Cup always. Sometimes in previous years I did not sacrifice the FA Cup and then there are one or two important players injured in two or three days before an important game. That’s it. Sometimes we play the FA Cup after a crucial Champions League away games.
“After reaching the quarterfinals you would think that it was a good opportunity to win a trophy. You want to do it, but at that time it always clashed with the Champions League,” said Wenger.