Chelsea sacked Jose Mourinho last term, just seven months after he lifted his third Premier League trophy at Stamford Bridge.
Since appointing Antonio Conte though, the Blues have grown in strength following last season’s 10th-place finish.
Arsenal fans are split over the future of Arsene Wenger with the boss admitting he may not be in the Emirates hotseat beyond the summer.
Gary Neville says Arsenal have kept their loyalty and stability compared to Manchester United
Juventus’ Max Allegri and Borussia Dortmund’s Thomas Tuchel are among the favourites to replace the Frenchman.
But following a similar approach to Chelsea is not Arsenal’s philosophy and is against their tradition, Neville says.
When questioned over Conte coming in for Mourinho in west London compared to be telling Gunners fans they should be careful what they wish for with Wenger, Neville told ArsenalFanTV: “Do I think Chelsea are Arsenal? No.
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“They’re not and they’re a completely different football club with a completely different model.”
Manchester United legend Neville added he respects Arsenal for sticking with Wenger.
Following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement at United, David Moyes and Louis van Gaal have both had short stints in charge as the Red Devils struggled to adapt on the whole.
Meanwhile at rivals Arsenal, the loyalty is something Neville feels they must hold onto.
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We’ve lost it at United a little bit in the last few years – stability, support, loyalty
He continued: “What Arsenal have got and still to this day and please you should never ever underestimate the power of this, because we’ve lost it at United a little bit in the last few years – stability, support, loyalty, being a club that gives managers opportunities beyond 12 months, sticks by people, thinks for the long-term.
“All those qualities that I loved Manchester United for.
“I actually respect Arsenal for that. Hold onto those things, don’t wish it away.”