However, Wenger is adamant that the 34-year-old was not given enough time by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.
"I feel sorry for Andre Villas-Boas because I know him and I like him as manager and as a man," Wenger told reporters.
"I'm sorry that he was not given enough time to do his job. When you're not given time you have no chance."
Wenger was speaking ahead of side's Champions League clash with AC Milan tomorrow evening.