"Wenger must be one of the best ever, certainly in England," he said this week. "David Dein and Wenger, there was a lot of continuity; [but] with the same continuity, I will do the same [as Arsenal]. That is what I have said all along. If you've got a lot of resources and we've got a lot of resources, you can do the same here. It depends on a few little things. A bigger stadium, turnover, wages, but we are going fine with the tools we have got."
From his starting point, Jol has closed the gap on Arsenal. His team trailed them by two points in the Premier League two seasons ago while, last time out, it was eight.
"We've had three or four big players out [this season] and if Arsenal would have had players out like [Robin] Van Persie, [William] Gallas or [Kolo] Toure, probably their best player, then they would have had a problem," Jol added.