By Chris Harris

Arsène Wenger believes it's important for football clubs to honour the Armed Forces and those who have given their lives for peace.

Sunday, November 13 is Remembrance Day and Arsenal will wear specially-designed 'poppy shirts' when they welcome West Bromwich Albion to Emirates Stadium this Saturday. Those shirts will then be auctioned with funds raised going to The Royal British Legion.

Wenger knows that football can attract negative headlines and he says it's right for clubs to pay their respects this weekend.

"Of course you always want to support the good causes," he told Arsenal Player.

"We are in the spotlight for the wrong reasons many times so when we can be in it for the right reasons we of course want to do it. We have a big responsibility in our game for that and we are very keen to do it."

The full interview with the boss is now available on Arsenal Player.

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3 Nov 2011