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FERGIE FURY:Alex Ferguson was defiant following criticism, accusing Alan Pardew of hypocrisy and saying the Newcastle manager was only in charge of ‘a wee club’


“Should you behave like that? No ... when you go overboard, you have to be punished,” Wenger said.

The Frenchman’s relationship with Ferguson has improved over recent seasons, compared to the days when Arsenal and United were going head-to-head for English titles, but Wenger had little sympathy for his old adversary.

“Whether it’s me or Fergie or anyone else in the world, the rules are the rules,” Wenger said. “It is not rules for one person and rules for another. It’s the same for everybody.”

“We love the Premier League. It is watched all over the world so we want it to be respected by fans for its behavior,” he said.

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