Arsène Wenger faced the media on Tuesday ahead of the Champions League clash with Montpellier.
Here's a round-up of some of the manager's quotes. For the main headlines, visit our Digest page:
on Szczesny's return to the team...
Mannone has done very well, he deserves a lot of credit. Wojciech has the qualities. He has played only one game [since his injury]. At the start of the season, he was No 1, played well, then moved out of the team for injury, and then moved back. In my head, he was No 1, so he gets the chance to show he is No 1. In between Mannone has done very well. It is now down to the performances of Wojciech. He has the qualities, he is a top keeper.
on whether keeping Walcott beyond January is 'high-risk'…
I don't know if you call that high-risk but it is just my opinion. What is important is what we achieve together for the season. To do that I just think that Theo is a big part in that. There's a risk [of losing him for free], yes, but we are ready to take it. A successful season is more important for us than this risk that is only a financial risk, apart from the losing the player. If we sell him we lose him anyway. I believe that we started the season with this squad and we want to finish the season with this squad.
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