Arsène Wenger held his first pre-match press conference of the season on Friday and as ever Arsenal TV Online were there to film it.

The manager discusses a whole host of subjects, including:

  • his excitement ahead of the new campaign
  • facing a newly promoted team
  • Justin Hoyte's future
  • the importance of a strong start
  • the return of long-term absentees
  • reflections on last season
  • the value of stability
  • what it takes to win the league
  • respect in football
  • Gallas' captaincy
  • what Samir Nasri can bring to the team
  • a big club's responsibility
  • the Olympic Games
Subscribers can now watch the press conference by clicking on the black box opposite.
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15 Aug 2008