Arsenal boss Wenger has fresh dig at Mourinho

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has had a dig at Jose Mourinho after hailing the 'quiet' impact made by Avram Grant since he took charge of Chelsea.

He said: "At the moment, Chelsea have been discreet but efficient. Avram is a completely different profile as he is not very noisy. Every manager has his own personality . . . his team is efficient and I believe his results speak for themselves.

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"Chelsea have done well but you will always dominate at home against smaller clubs. You will learn more about Chelsea in this game.

"I am not surprised how well they have done. Before Mourinho arrived, Chelsea were second in the league and were in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

"They already had good results and Mourinho brought them up to win the title.

"Credit to Grant. But you should not expect a 52-year-old who has coached all his life to come in and see the team collapse. He has done well and credit to him for getting a new four-year contract."

Chelsea hitman Didier Drogba will miss the game through injury but Wenger will still warn his defence about the Blues' firepower. He added: "I rate Drogba. He always gives us a hard time and he is a fighter. But when you can replace him with Shevchenko you should not be miserable."

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