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Graham: Wenger style will not win titles for Arsenal

Former Arsenal boss George Graham's says Arsene Wenger's team do not play title winning football.

The Scot admits he is baffled by Arsene Wenger's stubborn refusal to add a touch of realism to his team's beautiful football.

Arsenal go to Chelsea on Sunday still reeling from their brutal 3-1 home beating by Manchester United.

And Graham, Highbury boss for nine years, told The Sun: "Arsenal have a major problem in the big games and are being beaten comprehensively by their main rivals.

"Arsene Wenger is a great believer in total football. He loves the way Barcelona play and I think he wants Arsenal to evolve that way.

"But there is a big question mark over whether you could ever do that in English football.

"When Arsene came to Arsenal he had great success based around players with technique, athleticism, power, intensity and aggression.

"So the question I'd love to ask him now is, 'Why have you changed that philosophy?'

"Looking at United's back four last Sunday, I thought Arsenal had a real chance of beating them. But, boy, was I wrong. Arsenal just didn't have the same intensity as United.

"In all their recent games against United and Chelsea, Arsenal have been beaten comprehensively. It's not a one-off. It's been happening regularly."

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