Extra: Wenger on latest transfer rumours

Read some extra quotes from Arsène Wenger's pre-match press conference. For more headlines, visit our Digest page.

on Loic Perrin…
No, we are not on the case.

on Gabriel Paulista...
We are not on the case, we keep all that as quiet as possible.

on Krystian Bielik…
He is a young boy that we follow, yes. You see I gave you some information! We are not very close at the moment [to an agreement].

on Petr Cech rumours…
No, Petr Cech is at Chelsea. We have three goalkeepers who for me are top class and there is a big competition going on. I have no doubt we have the needed quality.

on Isco…
No, we are not on the case. We have plenty of creative players. We are more short on the defensive side of our game, not on the offensive side. We have plenty of offensive players. We just spoke about Podolski who just went out, we spoke about Sanogo going out because we have so many offensive players that they don’t get a chance to play. So we won’t buy someone else in the attack.

on players smoking…
I don’t need to make a big fuss of that. Every club has its internal discipline and rules. It doesn’t necessarily need to be public. [Szczesny] is a serious boy who works very hard and he doesn’t need that. He made a mistake, he is not the first one and not the last one.

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