Arsène Wenger will take a young team to White Hart Lane tonight for an eagerly-awaited Carling Cup tie with local rivals Tottenham.

Ahead of the game the Arsenal manager sat down for an exclusive interview with Arsenal TV Online. Subscribers can now watch this clip 'on demand'.

Wenger discussed:

  • Cesc Fabregas' injury
  • the fall-out from the Sunderland game
  • rotating his squad for the Carling Cup
  • the number of injuries
  • showing respect for William Gallas
  • a chance for Lukasz Fabianski
  • Carlos Vela's maturity
  • the class of Jay Emmanuel-Thomas
  • Johan Djourou's injury problems
  • his frustration over not winning the Carling Cup
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