The Portuguese also highlighted what he views as the Gunners' favourable fixture list.
"Look at Christmas and you tell me who had the best fixtures," Wenger said.
"We played on Sunday against Everton, on Wednesday in Naples and on Saturday morning at Man City. So we do have not the same assessment on that front.
"What I said was not a complaint, it has nothing to do with Chelsea. It was just a suggestion of do you think it is right or wrong.
"Everybody is free in life to have his opinion about people. I never speak about people. I speak about facts and ideas. Never about people."
He continued: "If we have a chance it is down to our performances. Only about that. That is what we have to focus on.
"I was asked a question, I gave an honest answer. I am still naive enough to believe people are more interested in the ideas than about creating conflicts. But no, this is an illusion."
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