Arsène Wenger faced the media at the training ground on Friday afternoon ahead of the FA Cup clash with Leeds United on Saturday.

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.

Wenger discussed:

  • resting players for the FA Cup
  • his approach to the competition
  • Carlos Vela's loan options
  • Manuel Almunia's future
  • Thomas Vermaelen's fitness
  • a winter World Cup in 2022
  • Roy Keane's sacking
  • using managers as scapegoats
  • Leeds' fall and rise
  • the ‘romance’ of the FA Cup

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