The controversial World Cup play-off between France and Ireland dominated the agenda when Arsène Wenger faced the media on Friday afternoon.

 

Subscribers can now see what the manager had to say about Thierry Henry's handball and the fall-out from Wednesday night and his thoughts on Saturday's trip to Sunderland.

 

This week's pre-match press conference is in two parts on Arsenal TV Online. In part one Wenger discusses:

  • why the play-off was embarrassing for him
  • the need for technology in football
  • the prospect of replaying the match
  • thierry Henry's integrity
  • his sympathy for the referee

In part two he discusses:  

  • Robin van Persie's unusual treatment
  • Aaron Ramsey's progress
  • the latest injury news
  • the trip to Sunderland
  • the season so far
  • how international breaks will change
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