Arsene Wenger has accepted Arsenal have little chance of winning the title now as they sit nine points behind Manchester United with four games to play.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted his players lacked “maturity, experience and calm” but he stepped into the firing line after his side’s 2-1 loss to Bolton, saying it is he who should be blamed.
Arsene Wenger accepts there’s a slim chance
Arsenal’s already-slim chances of pushing for the Premier League title were reduced to a mere mathematical possibilty after Tamir Cohen headed a late winner at Reebok Stadium on Sunday, leaving the Gunners nine points behind Manchester United and three behind Chelsea with four games to play.
Arsene Wenger -squad’s mentality
Arsene Wenger conceded ground in the ongoing debate over his youthful squad’s mentality but he still refused to criticse them publicly, defending them to the point of sacrificing his own reputation by claiming he is at fault for the side’s poor run in recent months.
And to finish off Arsene Wenger said: “I feel the players have had an outstanding attitude this season. They are not to blame. If somebody is to blame, it’s me. I pick the team.