Paul Merson names the biggest difference between Manchester United and Arsenal

first_imgPaul Merson names the biggest difference between Manchester United and Arsenal Unai Emery’s side are ahead of Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Paul Merson believes Arsenal have no ambition to win the Premier League and are solely focused as a club on getting into the Champions League.The Gunners are two points ahead of United in the league table after their 2-0 win against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at the Emirates on Sunday.United were barely contenders for the top four under Jose Mourinho earlier this term but Solskjaer’s overseen a remarkable transformation at the club and they’re expected to back him significantly in the transfer market this summer.Arsenal, on the other hand, have very little to spend and Unai Emery is keen to offload Mesut Ozil alongside Aaron Ramsey to free up space on the wage bill.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 13 Mar 2019 10:17 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link782Shares United are expected to appoint Solskjaer on a full-term basis (Picture: Getty)Merson believes United have more ambition than his former club Arsenal and says the Red Devils will be challenging for top honours next season.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I was very fortunate to play Arsenal, an unbelievable football club,’ said Merson.‘It’s got to the stage over the last seven, eight, nine, 10, 11, 12, 13 years – get in the top four. Not win it, get in the top four.‘How are they set out to win it? You think Arsenal set out to win the Premier League? In your wildest dreams. You reckon they aimed that high?‘You’re not telling me their first priority is make sure we get in the top four. And then if we get lucky, and we’re still in it with 10 games to go, we’ve got a chance of winning it.‘I’m not talking about Man United, I’m talking specifically about Arsenal Football Club.‘Man United, this year [no], and they weren’t last year. Next year, they aren’t messing about for top four.‘They will want to win the league. And they will make an effort to win the league and they’ll buy players. Arsenal won’t.’MORE: What Sergio Ramos told Florentino Perez over Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return Commentlast_img