With Robin van Persie and Emmanuel Adebayor both unavailable for the visit of Manchester United on Saturday, Carlos Vela could be in line for his first Premier League start.

The Mexican striker spoke to Arsenal TV Online ahead of the crucial Premier League clash with  the Red Devils and he discussed:

  • his early months at Arsenal
  • adapting to England and a new club
  • his hat-trick against Sheffield United
  • his new hero status at the club
  • the possibility of being involved this weekend
  • the nature of the Arsenal v Manchester United game
  • life in London
  • his friendship with Giovanni dos Santos of Spurs

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