Manuel Almunia played a major role in Arsenal’s win at Bolton on Saturday. His stops from Kevin Nolan and Ricardo Vaz Te at the end of each half helped to preserve a vital three points. After the game, the Spaniard spoke to Arsenal TV Online about why he was happy to be busy. He also talked about:

  • The similarities with last season’s win
  • preparing for Bolton’s physical and set-piece threat
  • enjoying the battle
  • coping with the long-distance week
  • being top of the table
  • the belief that silverware is possible this season

Subscribers can now see this exclusive interview.

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