Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger responds to criticism from Paul Scholes

Arsene Wenger responds to Paul Scholes's comment that Arsenal are a "million miles" away from winning the Premier League title.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has responded to criticism from ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes regarding the Gunners' Premier League title bid.

The retired player claimed that the Gunners were a "million miles away" from winning the title this season.

Scholes aired his views after the North London outfit dropped points in a 2-2 draw with Swansea City on Tuesday night.

Wenger said in Friday's press conference: "If six points is a million miles away... I don't know what the translation of a mile into a point is. People who have managed zero games have opinions and we have to accept that."

Arsenal will take on Manchester City on home soil on Saturday.

Arsenal's English midfielder Jack Wilshere reacts at the final whistle after his team were beaten 6-3 during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December
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