Ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League match against AZ Alkmaar at Emirates Stadium, Abou Diaby spoke to the media.

He discussed:

  • Gael Clichy's injury
  • wanting to seal qualification against Alkmaar
  • holding his position on the pitch
  • why Arsenal can win silverware this season
  • how the defeats in Manchester motivated the team
  • being mentally stronger after previous injury problems
  • comparisons to Patrick Vieira

Arsenal TV Online subscribers can watch this press conference now.

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