Arsène Wenger faced the media ahead of the Premier League game against Sunderland. Here are some extra quotes from the boss. For the headlines, visit our Digest page:
on Fabianski...Of course it is a possibility that it is his last campaign with us. He wants to play somewhere. But if he changes his mind, my door is open.
on whether Sanogo is ready for the top level...I think so. He hasn't played many games and that can be a huge contribution for the end of the season, yes. [His development] played a big part in it [not buying a striker in January], because you compare the potential arrivals of the players with his qualities, and that was for me in favour of Sanogo.
on the Szczesny incident…We'll deal with that internally. We don't agree with that. It was frustration, but we are professionals, me included, and we always have to master reactions. Wojciech is part of that as well.
on the double punishment of a penalty and a red card...Certainly the common sense says you should divide what is inside the box and what is outside the box because denying a goalscoring opportunity inside the box is restored by the fact you get a penalty. In this case for example, with Robben, the penalty was a better chance than what he had when he was denied a goalscoring opportunity. The yellow card would have been enough, because it was not violent conduct by Wojciech as he went for the ball. He caught him but certainly you would want not to kill a game of that stature by a decision that does not make any common sense.
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