Ahead of Arsenal's Champions League clash with Porto on Tuesday night, Manuel Almunia met the media.

The Spanish keeper is expected to captain the side in the absence of Cesc Fabregas and the TV Online cameras were there to capture his pre-match press conference.

He discussed:

  • the goals conceded in the first leg against Porto
  • his assessment of the tie ahead of the second leg
  • the absence of Cesc Fabregas
  • if Arsenal can fight until the end of both the Premier League and Champions League
  • if Nicklas Bendtner has a point to prove
  • Aaron Ramsey's injury
  • how he would assess his how form this season
  • getting through off-the-pitch difficulties
  • overcoming Porto's strengths
  • captaining the side in the absence of Fabregas
  • Samir Nasri's versatility

Subscribers can watch the press conference in full now.

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