Arsenal boss Wenger claimed that Chelsea’s exit from Europe has already mentally affected them.
Man Utd will face Bayern Munich on Tuesday and then welcome Chelsea to Old Trafford four days later and Ancelotti is hoping to make the most of any United fatigue – either mental or physical.
“I agree with Arsene,” said Ancelotti. “Mentally, it wasn’t good for us to go out of the Champions League. But after the victory against Portsmouth, this moment is finished. We have to look at every game. We play Aston Villa and then have a week to prepare for Manchester United.
“That could be an advantage for us. Before, we had midweek games. We are disappointed to be out of the Champions League, but it could be an advantage.”
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