Jump directly to the content

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.

DREAM TEAM

Your Sun

A News UK Company
TOP
'Light years ahead'

Tottenham are a LOT better than Arsenal… and Donald Trump would fire Arsene Wenger, claims Piers Morgan

TV host, who has a long-standing relationship with the US president, was quick to lay into the Gunners after dreary year

PIERS MORGAN claims Tottenham are ‘light years’ ahead of Arsenal… and says Donald Trump would have fired Arsene Wenger long ago.

The TV host and journalist, who has a long-standing relationship with the US president, was quick to lay into the Gunners after another dreadful year.

Piers Morgan has hit out at Arsenal, saying Tottenham are 'light years' ahead of them

Reuters
5
Piers Morgan has hit out at Arsenal, saying Tottenham are ‘light years’ ahead of them

Morgan claims Wenger needs to have been sacked long ago, while saying Tottenham have plenty to look forward to, unlike Arsenal.


Keep up to date with ALL the football news, gossip, transfers and goals on our page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary.


Morgan told talkSPORT: “For 20 years we were the dominant force but when I watched the North London derby recently, other than Sanchez, no other Arsenal player gets in that Tottenham team.

“Tottenham looked to me like the tall, powerful, fast-moving team that Wenger produced in his first eight, nine years.

Tottenham 2-0 Arsenal : Spurs outplay Arsenal and remain in the title race

Piers Morgan claims Donald Trump would have sacked Arsene Wenger by now

Getty Images - WireImage
5
Piers Morgan claims Donald Trump would have sacked Arsene Wenger by now

"There is no doubt if you compare Pochettino to Wenger, compare that Spurs team to the Arsenal team, they are light years ahead of us.

"I think they will win trophies. It is exciting times for them."

Morgan added that with such little success in recent seasons, Trump would have fired Wenger long ago.

He added: "Would Donald Trump consider success to be somebody who hasn't won a major trophy in 13 years?

Lord Sugar donates £25,000 to make Arsenal fan Piers Morgan wear Tottenham shirt

Arsenal have endured another tough season, failing to challenge in the league

Rex Features
5
Arsenal have endured another tough season, failing to challenge in the league

"No, I think he would be using the immortal words: 'Arsene, you're fired'!

"The real problem is that Arsenal fans don't care enough. They have been too brainwashed.

"This is the worst season Arsene Wenger has ever had. We are going to end up out of the top four.

"Wenger looks to me like a beaten guy. We have seen the usual rash of stories – we are going to sign everyone from Messi to Ronaldo and will bring Pele out of retirement.

Holly Willoughby splashes out £1,000 to see Arsenal fan Piers Morgan wear a Tottenham Hotspur shirt

Tottenham have had plenty to celebrate this season, finishing above Arsenal

Rex Features
5
Tottenham have had plenty to celebrate this season, finishing above Arsenal

"It is all geared to shoring up Wenger’s position so he can sign a new £25million deal for himself.

"We are sixth in the table, we were dumped out of the Champions League for the eighth consecutive year at the last 16 stage. He has never even won the Champions League.

"This guy talks like he is Alex Ferguson, talks like he is Jose Mourinho, and he has not won the league since 2004. He has won a couple of FA Cups - well whoopie do!

Saturday Premier League preview including Stoke v Arsenal

Tottenham have a bright future ahead of them under Mauricio Pochettino

Getty Images
5
Tottenham have a bright future ahead of them under Mauricio Pochettino

"It is completely unacceptable. I'm afraid not enough Arsenal fans care. I have given up trying to persuade them.

"If they want to carry on with Wenger for two, three more years and languish where we have been for the last 13 years and never really compete for the two major trophies, then so be it.

"This is supposed to be the promised land where we had the new stadium paid for and we were going to compete with the big boys.

"We can barely compete with Stoke City."