Arsène Wenger faced the media at the training ground on Thursday afternoon ahead of this weekend’s clash with Aston Villa at Villa Park.

The Arsenal manager reflected on all of the major football issues of the week and subscribers can now watch his press conference in its entirety.

He discussed:

  • Cesc Fabregas' injury
  • Aaron Ramsey's comeback
  • another chance to go top of the League
  • why he is not worried about Europe
  • the reason for an unusual title race
  • the trip to Aston Villa
  • a reunion with Robert Pires
  • Gerard Houllier
  • additional officials in Europe
  • the referees' strike in Scotland
  • his take on Alonso and Ramos' red cards
  • Robin van Persie's fitness
  • the prospect of more loan deals
  • the 2018 World Cup bid
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