In Bangkok for the draw for the first round of the English League cup, Emmanuel Petit to defended his former coach.
<p>Strongly criticized by the fans for a season a failure and a non qualification for the Champions League, Arsène Wenger has also suffered during the mercato. Emmanuel Petit came to her rescue Friday, reminding some that they have short memories. </p> <p><strong>RUMOUR - Arsenal target Kjaer </strong> </p> <p><em>"I think that, once again, the people are suffering from amnesia and only focus on the past without taking into account the overall situation, </em>" said the old Gunner, referring to the contract extension of Arsène Wenger for two years. This extension is the subject of criticism from a portion of Arsenal fan, disappointed after the last season. <br />The champion of the world 1998, which this year had also managed a cup double-championship with Arsenal, is also expressed on the wage policy of the club. According to him, the leaders of the london club should spend more money in the mercato. <em> "It is time for Arsenal to be competitive, not only on the transfer market, but also at the level of its salary structure. (...) Because all of the major european clubs are forced to spend the big bucks now", </em> explained the former midfielder. <br /></p> To have great players, Arsenal will have to put the big means if he wants to come back in the <em> "Big Four" </em> and why not get back to dream of the title of champion of England.