Search

AC Milan star: English clubs should not be worried by European failure

14:30 13 February 2012

Clarence Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf

Archant

Manchester United and Manchester City crashed out of the Champions League in the group stages, while Arsenal and Chelsea have tough tests against Italian sides, AC Milan and Napoli respectively

AC Milan star Clarence Seedorf does not think English clubs should panic if Arsenal and Chelsea fail to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Manchester United and Manchester City both crashed out in the group stages, leaving the London duo remaining.

"No, absolutely not. If English clubs panic at this then Italian clubs would be dead by now!" Seedorf told the BBC.

"It's a cycle, it's a sport. Sometimes, someone else just performs better than you. English clubs cannot expect to dominate all the time - it would be quite boring, and exactly what we dont want to see in football."

Arsenal face Seedorfs AC Milan at the San Siro on Wednesday, while Chelsea will travel to Napoli, who saw off the Citizens, next week.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Tottenham Sports News

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Rugby league player Aston Stephenson

There aren’t too many boys who grow up in north London and go to university in rugby union’s heartland – and then become rugby league internationals.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Beth Potter (right) is pursued by her British rivals Kate Avery and Jessica Andrews (second from left), who eventually won the race on the Parliament Hill athletics track. Pic: Mark Shearman

Former world record-holder Dave Bedford says Highgate Harriers’ Night of the 10,000m PBs is a “fascinating event” which is “of great value” to the world of athletics.

Monday, May 23, 2016
North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll (left) has praised Rob Fahrenheim (right), who hit 96 against Teddington on Saturday. Pic: Max Flego

New signing Rob Fahrenheim led a much-improved batting display from North Middlesex – but the Crouch End outfit suffered their second successive defeat in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Great Britain's Jo Pavey won the 2014 European Championships and will be aiming to qualify for her fifth Olympics when she competes in Highgate Harriers' Night of the 10,000m PBs at Parliament Hill on Saturday

Olympic dreams will be realised and dashed on the Parliament Hill athletics track on Saturday night as Britain’s top 10,000m runners battle it out for seats on the plane to Rio.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!