Former Manchester United player Gary Neville is sure players ought to be favouring moves to the Emirates over Stamford Bridge, saying cash has changed the progression of where the best players need to move to. But, in spite of Chelsea’s spending power and their capabilities to challenge for the Premier League, Neville believes the Gunners are the greater club.
EPL table toppers (Chelsea) are closing in on the title, while the Gunners seem as though they could pass up a great opportunity for a top four finish in the midst of enormous instability encompassing Arsene Wenger’s future.
Notwithstanding the club’s present standings, Gary Neville has asserted the north London side are still better off than Chelsea.
Speaking to Sky Sports after the Arsenal 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday, When N’Golo Kante’s decision to pick Chelsea over Arsenal was mentioned by Thierry Henry, Neville looked visibly frustrated.
“Why wouldn’t players come and play here? Look at this stadium, it’s unbelievable.
“Chelsea is a fantastic club but you’ve got to say, even Chelsea fans wouldn’t argue that Arsenal is a bigger club than them.
“Arsenal are a bigger club than Chelsea. They are, it’s a fact.
“That’s not a criticism of Chelsea. Chelsea is a club that’s really only grown in the last 10 or 15 years. They’ve done brilliantly well.
“But they’re not as big a club as Arsenal.”