Mikel Arteta Hurt by Jose Mourinho 'Failure' Jibe

Mourinho termed Arsenal F. C. manager Wenger as a "specialist in failures for not being able to  win a trophy since 2005. Arsenal F.C midfielder Mikel Arteta has described this as "silly" and "disrespectful".

updated: May 16, 2014 23:29 IST
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London: Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has admitted that he was hurt when his manager Arsene Wenger was branded a "specialist in failure" by Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho.

Arsenal face Hull City in the FA Cup final on Saturday, when they will be bidding to end a nine-year trophy drought.

Mourinho was referring to Wenger's failure to win a trophy since 2005 when he made his remark in February, which the Frenchman described as "silly" and "disrespectful".

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