Merson: If Wenger was Redknapp, Arsenal would win the league

039;If Arsene Wenger had Harry Redknapp's tactical nous Arsenal would win the league'

Arsene Wenger needs to learn from Harry Redknapp says Paul Merson

Wenger, Arsenal's most successful manager, last won the league title for the north London club back in 2004, and has come under increasing pressure in recent seasons.

Both Ozil and Sanchez could start on the bench at Watford, with the former only having returned to full training this week and the latter just back from global duty with Chile. "But I have many players - we spoke about Jack, we spoke about Iwobi", Wenger said.

'They are all players who play in this similar position and it is very interesting because it gives me a lot of opportunities to keep them all focused and refreshed'.

Arsenal fans in particular have been quick to point out that while Wenger has won his third FA Cup in four years, Redknapp has recently been sacked by Championship side Birmingham City after six straight defeats.

"We [Portsmouth] were 33/1 rank outsiders to win the league that year", Merson told host James Corden.

'We live in the world where people have opinions and sometimes they are right and sometimes they are not always proven right on the longer period.

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"If you have got talent you have had a result - and he has talent - but I have seen players with much less talent than him have a bigger impact on games, which can't be right".

On Thursday, Wenger said it was possible that Arsenal could sell both Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in January to avoid losing them on free transfers next summer.

Wenger said he was uncertain if Sanchez would be ready to face Watford, questioning his mental state. I can not tell you what is in his mind. I thought 'what have I done coming here - this is going to be embarrassing'. 'But I am always positive about that.

Wilshere is another whose contract expires next summer and the 25-year-old must prove his fitness.

"I wouldn't be scared to play him".

"He had a whole week training, he is maybe not completely back physically to his best but he is available".

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