Frank Leboeuf picks between Man Utd’s treble winners and Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 25 Apr 2020 5:49 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link199Shares Ferguson and Wenger had a huge rivalry between them (Pictures: Getty Images)Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf says Manchester United’s ‘unstoppable’ treble-winning team were better than Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ due to their ‘maturity’.Sir Alex Ferguson’s side won the league, Champions League and FA Cup, while Arsene Wenger’s Gunners went a whole season without losing a single Premier League game.Both completed feats that no other team has been able to replicate, and are considered as two of the best Premier League outfits in the history of the competition. Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveADVERTISEMENTWorld Cup winner with France, Leboeuf, had the unfortunate experience of coming up against Ferguson’s United side while at Chelsea in 1999, and he believes they trump the Invincibles.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe told ESPN FC: ‘I didn’t play against the Invincibles, I was already gone, I played against the 1999 [Man United team], even though we had a fantastic season with Chelsea, we lost only three games during the season, those guys were unstoppable.‘They were absolutely fantastic, there was a maturity in the squad because they had been playing for many years all together, they were really impressive when we played against them.‘I will go for the 1999, even though it has almost always been a nightmare to play against the Gunners, especially at the former stadium [Highbury].’ Comment Man Utd are the only team to win the treble (Picture: Getty Images)Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side came close to matching Arsenal’s record, but suffered their first and only loss of this season to Watford at the end of February.Ray Parlour, who was a key member of the Invincible squad, admitted he celebrated the Hornets’ win, he said: ‘Of course! I had a few drinks that night!More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors‘Records are there to be broken and I’m sure if a Liverpool player was in the same place I was they’d want us to lose as well! ‘But it’s no big deal, really. I know it’s a very good record to have and I’m very proud of it, but the most important thing is winning the league and Liverpool are still going to do that.’MORE: Man Utd chief Ed Woodward’s admission on mega-money moves throws Jadon Sancho transfer into doubtMORE: Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos drops major hint on Arsenal futureFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement
The Welsh international has been linked with a move away from Los Blancos following Zinedine Zidane’s return to the club in 2019.However, after a move to Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang fell through last summer, he still remains the subject of intense transfer speculation. Loading… The Magpies have become the latest side to be linked with a big money move for the 30-year old, with their club takeover by the Saudi Public Investment Fund expected to be completed next month.Read Also: Newcastle takeover stalls over Premier League checksBut despite their reported interest, the former Tottenham man has not changed his stance of wanting to remain in Madrid this season.Bale has been steadfast in his insistence he wants to stay at the club, with two years still to go on his contract in the Spanish capital.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is not interested in a summer move to Premier League side Newcastle United, according to reports from the Daily Star.Advertisement Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhat Are The Most Delicious Foods Out There?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To VisitThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?
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