Arsene Wenger

  • Argentina have best goalscoring ability

    Eurosport pundit Arsene Wenger believes
    Argentina have the best goalscoring potential of any team in the world.

    In his latest blog, Wenger even says he
    thinks Diego Maradona is a positive influence on his side and is creating a
    winning mentality among his players.

    Argentina qualified for the last 16 with a 100 per cent record in
    the group phase, and Wenger sees no reason why Maradona's side cannot win the
    tournament.

     

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  • Wenger demands France spirit

    Eurosport pundit Arsene Wenger wants France to overcome their public "drama" and fight to win their last group match against South Africa.

    In his second video, Wenger reacts to Italy's shock draw with New Zealand, recalling the 1982 World Cup - when they drew all three group matches before going on to win the trophy.

     
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  • England lack depth

    In his latest video blog, Arsene Wenger talks about England's chances at the World Cup.

    The Arsenal manager ponders whether Fabio Capello's squad can cope under pressure.

    And Wenger tells Eurosport TV's Soccer City show that he is worried by England's lack of cover should anything happen to Wayne Rooney.

     

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  • Wenger: France have lost control

    In his latest blog, Arsene Wenger says he is sick and tired of the shenanigans surrounding his beloved France.

    The Arsenal manager believes that coach Raymond Domenech lost the dressing room some time ago, but that if true Nicolas Anelka's words were inexcusable.

    He also thinks the Dutch have a real chance this time - with their defence matching their attack so far

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  • Wenger: France must beware of Mexico

    In his latest blogs, Arsene Wenger fears for his native France's chances against one of the liveliest teams at the World Cup so far: Mexico.

    The Arsenal manager believes that Mexico will be a threat - but that if France's defence can old firm, then Les Bleus will be able to take advantage of their weakness at the back.

    With every team now having played, Wenger also casts his eye over the teams that have impressed him most so far and delivers a few words of advice for the sides who have yet to fire on all cylinders.

     

     
     
     
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  • Worried about South Africa

    In his latest video blog, Arsene Wenger discusses the hopes of the African teams at the World Cup.

    The Frenchman wants South Africa to perform well as World Cup hosts and feels with coach Carlos Alberto Parreira they have a better chance than before.

    But Wenger tells Eurosport TV's Soccer City show that he is worried that they just aren't good enough, particularly in a group featuring France, Mexico and Uruguay.

     

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  • Wenger: Cameroon could spring surprise

    In his latest video blog for Eurosport, Arsene Wenger discusses the hopes of the African teams at the World Cup.

    The Frenchman believes that Ivory Coast are an exceptional side, but will likely have too big a task to get past Portugal and Brazil in the group phase.

    But Wenger tells Eurosport's Soccer City show that Cameroon could once again be the surprise African package at the tournament.

     

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  • Wenger: Maradona hype hinders Argentina

    In his latest video blog for Eurosport, Arsene Wenger runs the rule over Argentina coach Diego Maradona.

    The Arsenal boss believes that, while the team clearly respect Maradona, the former World Cup winner is too closely connected to his team.

    Wenger tells Eurosport's Soccer City show that Maradona needs to take a step back and stop the media hype that surrounds him from affecting the players when they take to the pitch.

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  • Italy are not good enough

    In his latest blog, Arsene Wenger
    explains why Italy are not good enough to challenge for the World Cup in South
    Africa.

    Italy face Paraguay in Cape Town
    in their opening Group F clash as the world champions look to stamp their
    authority on the tournament.

    But Wenger tells Eurosport TV's
    Soccer City show that he believes the Azzuri lack the attacking creativity to
    be serious contenders for retaining the trophy.

     

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