Ahead of Saturday's trip to Fratton Park, Arsène Wenger sat down with Arsenal TV Online for his only exclusive pre-match interview.

The manager looked back on Wednesday's Champions League Semi-Final first leg defeat at Old Trafford before turning his attention to facing Portsmouth at the weekend.

He discussed:

  • his considered views on Wednesday's game
  • not getting the away goal
  • turning things around at Emirates Stadium
  • playing Samir Nasri in a defensive role
  •  whether Man United have missed their chance
  • Paul Hart’s achievement at Portsmouth
  • the career of Jermaine Pennant
  • the top of the Premier League table

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