"In fairness to Arsenal, they are playing nice football but look at the past four years and who's won the trophies?" questioned Cole. "They are fantastic to watch but I wouldn't want to be playing for a team that didn't win anything. Winning trophies is what counts.
"You are not going to be sitting on the beach in the summer at the end of the season speaking about that Cruyff turn you did back in December, or that nutmeg you did in January, are you?
"What's the point in that? You want to be thinking about winning trophies. That's what it's all about. We want to put some silverware on the table this year. And that's what we intend to do."