Napoli manager Rafael Benitez has heaped praise on Arsene Wenger ahead of his side’s Champions League clash with Arsenal, the Express understands.
The former Liverpool and Chelsea boss has said that the Frenchman is the best manager in the English top flight, and believes that the club can win their first title in ten years.
Arsene Wenger is once again set to rotate his squad ahead of Sunday afternoon’s clash with Everton at the Emirates Stadium.
The Arsenal manager made five changes to his starting XI for the midweek visit of Hull City, with Nicklas Bendtner on of the players to come in.
Arsenal maintained their four point lead at the top of the Premier League by beating Hull City at the Emirates Stadium yesterday evening.
Nicklas Bendtner was handed his first league start for the club since March 2011, and took just ninety seconds to make an impact, nodding in Carl Jenkinson’s cross to put the hosts in front.
Arsenal welcome Hull City to the Emirates Stadium this evening looking to strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League.
The Gunners go in to the game without right-back Bacary Sagna, so Carl Jenkinson is set to deputise while the game has come too soon for Lukas Podolski, though the Germany forward has returned to training following a hamstring injury.
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An inspired performance from Aaron Ramsey led Arsenal to a 3-0 victory over the Welshman’s former club Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon, and strengthened the Gunners’ grip on top spot in the Premier League in the process.
The club’s top scorer this season struck first on twenty-nine minutes, converting Mesut Ozil’s cross, before the German international fed Mathieu Flamini, who doubled their advantage with his first goal since returning to the club four minutes from time.
Arsenal have opened up a five point lead at the top of the Premier League after beating Liverpool 2-0 at the Emirates on Saturday evening.
Santi Cazorla put the hosts in front on nineteen minutes, thrashing the ball in after seeing his long range header come back of the post.