Arsène Wenger and Nicklas Bendtner attended a pre-match press conference not long after landing in Donetsk on Tuesday night.

The manager and his Danish striker looked ahead to tonight's Group H clash with Shakhtar, a team they beat 5-1 at Emirates Stadium two weeks ago.

Our cameras were there too and subscribers can now watch the press conference on Arsenal TV Online.

Wenger discussed:

  • the players who did not travel
  • the reason why his team won't train on the pitch
  • the Shakhtar coach's comments about the first leg
  • the pressure on referees
  • Nicklas Bendtner's return
  • comparisons to the defeat at Shakhtar in 2000
  • Shakhtar's form since losing in London
  • the kind of game he expects tonight
  • Oleg Luzhny

Bendtner discussed:

  • the season so far
  • competition for places up front
  • starting or coming off the bench
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3 Nov 2010