Arsène Wenger and Abou Diaby faced the media ahead of Arsenal's Champions League Semi-Final first leg against Manchester United.

As usual, the Arsenal TV Online cameras were there to capture all the action. Subscribers can see the entire press conference now.

Wenger discussed:

  • the test facing his young side
  • the memories of 2006
  • his respect for Ryan Giggs
  • Carlos Vela and swine flu from Mexico
  • Adebayor's importance
  • the respect between him and Ferguson
  • the missing trophy on Arsenal's CV
  • being underdogs
  • approaching the first leg

Diaby discussed:

  • being a young side
  • relations between the players from the two teams
  • coping with the pressure
  • the quality of Man United

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28 Apr 2009