Arsène Wenger and his Arsenal side face Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday and the manager sat down for his usual pre-match interview with Arsenal TV Online on Friday.

The Frenchman discussed all the major issues of the week.

Wenger talked about:

  • injury news ahead of the game
  • Thomas Vermaelen's absence this season
  • Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier
  • too many games catching up with his side
  • Arsenal finishing top of the 'top-four mini league'
  • the need to finish the season as well as possible
  • the importance of finishing in the top three

      Subscribers can now watch this interview 'on demand'.

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