Arsène Wenger faced the media on Monday ahead of the West Ham United game. Here are some extra quotes from his press conference. For more headlines, visit our Digest page.

on Andy Carroll...
Yes [we must take special care with him] because once the ball is up there, you do not find many people who can compete with him and win the challenge. So what is important is that we stop the balls going to him. Of that quality, in the air, there are not many [players of that quality].

on Olivier Giroud...
He has a fantastic spirit, Olivier Giroud is a fantastic team player. He has gone through a little bit more of a difficult period, but that happens to any striker. Striker is the most demanding position, he has played many, many games - more games than any other striker in the Premier League, and that of course is very demanding.

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