Arsène Wenger was still celebrating another fantastic Carling Cup victory when he spoke to Arsenal TV Online this week. Ahead of the game, reported comments from Chelsea assistant manager Ray Wilkins had been splashed on the back pages in England.

However just before this exclusive interview, the former England midfielder made contact with Wenger to talk through the issue. TV Online subscribers can now find out what was said.

In another wide-reaching discussion the manager also talked about:

  • Jay Simpson’s long journey to the first team
  • Another world-class Carlos Vela finish
  • whether that display influences his transfer plans
  • his early thoughts ahead of the January window
  • Mikael Silvestre’s surprise French call-up
  • the problem of consistent inconsistency
  • coming down after a Carling Cup win
  • Ashley Young and Gabriel Agbonlahor
  • the top four being the ‘Big Four’

Subscribers can watch this exclusive interview now.

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