Arsenal can with the Premier League! Sir Alex Ferguson says Gunners have easiest run-in

05 March 2010 11:55
Sir Alex Ferguson reckons Arsenal are a major threat in the race for the Barclays Premier League title because they have an 'easier' run-in than fellow contenders Manchester United and Chelsea. [LNB]Arsene Wenger's side looked to be out of the running following back-to-back defeats by their title rivals at the beginning of February. [LNB]But Chelsea's shock defeat to Manchester City last weekend and United's loss at Everton a fortnight ago, has brought the Gunners back into contention.[LNB] Top Gunners: Arsenal's win at Stoke took them to within three points of Chelsea [LNB]Winners: Ferguson with the Carling Cup [LNB]And with Chelsea occupied by the FA Cup this weekend and United notplaying until Saturday evening, Arsenal could temporarily move to thesummit of the League table with a comprehensive win over strugglingBurnley at the Emirates. [LNB]'Arsenal are bang in the frame now,' Ferguson told The Sun. 'They have the easiest programme on paper and it will be an interesting run-in.' [LNB]However the Old Trafford boss is confident his side can with theirfourth straight title, because they have the bottle and the know-how togo all the way. [LNB]'We have shown time and time again that this football club has determination. 'We don't give in and that is a good quality. [LNB]'You will see that in the remainder of the season. We won't give in.[LNB]'You have to focus at the turn of the year and make sure you don'tmake mistakes. 'We lost to Everton and we were a bit tired. But werecovered.' [LNB] Three is the magic number for Ji-sung Park: Manchester United star eyes Treble Juventus want Arsenal star Van Persie in exchange for Brazil hard man MeloBeckham and Gerrard lift Shawcross's spirits over Ramsey horror tackleARSENAL FC

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