On Friday afternoon Arsène Wenger made the short walk across the Arsenal training ground to speak to the media ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Blackpool.

As always the Arsenal TV Online cameras were there and subscribers can watch the press conference on demand now.

The manager discussed:

  • the latest injury news
  • Mark Schwarzer and Sebastien Squillaci
  • his take on William Gallas' move to Spurs
  • the former captain's character
  • his respect for ‘euphoric' Blackpool
  • the departure of their chairman
  • the evergreen Paul Scholes
  • the state of the transfer market
  • Manuel Almunia's future
  • iPods and isolation in the dressing room
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