After a trip to Portugal on Wednesday, Arsène Wenger's men are back on their travels at the weekend this time to Middlesbrough.

Ahead of the game, the manager spoke to Arsenal TV Online about the Champions League defeat before looking ahead to the tricky trip to Teesside.

The manager discussed:

  • The defeat at Porto
  • The possible draw in the Champions League Quarter-Final
  • The Emmanuel Eboue issue
  • Injuries giving a chance to younger players
  • Middlesbrough’s mid-table season
  • The battle at the top of the table
  • Improving Arsenal’s defensive record
  • Going into the Christmas period

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