Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger can easily brush off Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's pre-season taunts, according to Martin Keown.
Former Arsenal defender Keown believes Mourinho knows full well Chelsea are in little position to accuse rivals of buying their way to the Premier League title given the Blues' history of big-spending under owner Roman Abramovich.
Wenger has not beaten Mourinho in 13 meetings between the two managers, who will lock horns once more in Sunday's Community Shield.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has revealed that he started his career as a left winger.
Cech, 33, brought to an end 11 years with Chelsea this summer after signing for Arsenal for £11 million.
The Czech Republic international is considered one of Europe's best shot-stoppers, but he could have been an outfield player had it not been for a serious injury.
Cech told Arsenal Magazine: "I never thought of being a goalkeeper. I was an ice hockey goalkeeper and when I started playing football, I was...
Petr Cech can have a similar impact at Arsenal as Edwin van der Sar did at Manchester United, according to manager Arsene Wenger.
Cech, 33, signed for Arsenal from Premier League rivals Chelsea this summer, having won four top-flight titles during his 11 years with the Blues.
Former Netherlands goalkeeper Van der Sar joined United from Fulham in 2005 at the age of 34 and went on to lift several trophies with the club, including four Premier League titles.
Wenger said on the club's official website:...
The Community Shield may be the Premier League's curtain-raiser, but Jose Mourinho wasn't all that interested in further raising the profile of the match, as his Chelsea champions prepare to face the FA Cup holders Arsenal on Sunday.
"I think it's in between," the Portuguese manager said in his Friday news conference, referencing the warmup games of the last few weeks. "It's not a friendly like against Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain or Arsenal against Wolfsburg. It's more than that, but it's less...