'YOU WON'T FIND IT EASY NEXT SEASON' ARSENE WENGER WARNS CHELSEA BOSS ANTONIO CONTE AFTE
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes Chelsea won the Premier League title, because there’s a sense they’ve been assisted by a lack of European football at Stamford Bridge this season.
It has given Antonio Conte more time to prepare his team and the players longer to rest between matches.
However, as Conte's squad look to defend their title next season they will do so while juggling it with a Champions League campaign. Wenger was keen to point that out.
‘Chelsea have done well. Congratulations to them,’ said the Arsenal manager.
‘But in the last two seasons, a team that hasn’t played in Europe has won the league.
‘It will be a different season because they will have to play Saturday-Wednesday-Saturday due to Champions League matches.’
Conte pictured as he celebrates Chelsea winning the title on Friday night (Getty)
Wenger added, that major clubs in other countries find it easier to compete in Europe due to less demanding leagues.
‘I feel in Spain, Real Madrid can win games by playing some at a lower percentage of the maximum than you can in England. Maybe they are, as well, better than us.
‘Bayern is similar – they dominate the German championship in a very easy way.’
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