As ever, Arsenal TV Online was at the heart of the reaction after Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Celtic at Emirates Stadium. We spoke to three of the players who helped Arsène Wenger’s side get through to the Groups Stages for the 12th season in succession.

Thomas Vermaelen talked about:

  • the Champions League draw on Thursday
  • getting the job done against Celtic on Wednesday night
  • starting his Arsenal career with four straight wins
  • the upcoming acid test at Old Trafford
  • his partnership with William Gallas at centre back
  • settling at Arsenal after his summer moved from Ajax
  • his liking for London life

Alex Song talked about:

  • the strength at the heart of the Arsenal defence these days
  • the new formation this season
  • his form in the new campaign
  • the tie against Celtic
  • the penalty decision on the first half
  • who he does or does not want in Thursday’s draw for the Group Stage
  • his hopes for the competition this season

Bacary Sagna talked about:

  • Arsenal’s free-scoring start to the new season
  • the importance of going through to the Group Stages
  • the penalty decision on the first half
  • how far Arsenal can go in the Champions League this season

Arsenal TV Online subscribers can see these video interviews now

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