Gunners are in 'disarray', claims Fergie as United chief turns up the heat on troubled Wenger

Sir Alex Ferguson has re-ignited hostilities between Manchester United and Arsenal by telling Arsene Wenger that his team is ‘in disarray’ on the eve of a crucial Barclays Premier League weekend.

The United manager, preparing for Sunday's Manchester derby, claimed that Arsenal were in chaos when they lost 3-0 at Manchester City last week.

He said: ‘Maybe City got Arsenal on the right day last Saturday because there seems to be a lot of disarray in the Arsenal camp with the carry-on with one of their players.


Sir Alex Ferguson has piled more pressure on Arsene Wenger by saying his Arsenal side are in 'disarray'

'But you can only do what you are supposed to do and City did that very convincingly.’

Wenger, whose team travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday, aiming to reduce the 10-point gap on leaders Chelsea, reacted angrily.

‘I don’t feel we are in disarray,’ said the Arsenal boss

‘I feel that Manchester City are a good side and Manchester United will maybe see that on Sunday.

‘We had a few bad results and with the pace set by Liverpool and Chelsea, that made us drop off, but the quality is there and what happened to us can happen to them.

‘If this team beats Chelsea after having beaten Manchester United, I believe they will go from strength to strength.

'You just have to believe, and I know we can beat them.’

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