EPL: Arsene Wenger Wary of 'Miracle-Workers' Southampton

Arsenal F.C. face Southampton in the English Premier League and manager Arsene Wenger is wary of the threat at hand.

updated: September 22, 2014 22:24 IST
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Arsene Wenger feels Southampton deserve a lot of credit for their football.


London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has praised Southampton as "miracle-workers" ahead of Tuesday's League Cup tie between the Premier League clubs at the Emirates Stadium.

South coast side Southampton saw manager Mauricio Pochettino leave in pre-season to take over at Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal's bitter north London rivals.

There was also an exodus of key players from St Mary's, with Luke Shaw joining Manchester United, while Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren all signed for Liverpool and Calum Chambers moved to Arsenal -- following the path previously trodden by Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

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