Arsène Wenger and Manuel Almunia spoke to the awaiting media ahead of Arsenal’s Tuesday night clash with Fenerbahce in Istanbul.

The manager answered questions about his side’s chances against the Yellow Canaries before the keeper gave his views on being handed the captain’s armband for the match.

They discussed:

  • Fenerbahce's shakey domestic start
  • the importance of starting well in Istanbul
  • Luis Aragones' impact as manager
  • Fenerbahce's main threats
  • the Aragones race row
  • Almunia's chance as skipper
  • the goalkeeper's increased responsibility

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