Arsene Wenger on the Liverpool game, Nasri and his own future and new signings

Last night Arsenal lost the game against Liverpool after being reduced to 10 men for the second consecutive League game.

Speaking after the game, Arsene Wenger said the team had a good performance under the circumstances and the result was harsh as it only transpired after going down to 10 men and through an offside goal. He added that all is not doom and gloom as we played without 8 first team players and there are positives from the game.

When asked about Nasri’s future, who was a surprise starter in the game, Arsene said he knows nothing. However, he added that at the moment he is an Arsenal player and would try to keep him.

On signing new players, the manager said they are looking and only the right thing for club will be done. He hinted at the possibility of no new centre backs by praising Koscielny and Vermaelen’s partnership.

In regards to his future, the manager said he is not the walking away type and he will give his best for the club.

Arsene Wenger, after the Liverpool match, said:

“[Result] Yes, I feel the result is very harsh on us. The decider was the sending off and as well the offside goal, it was the decider of the game.

I think the target is to have a good team and good players. You can spend money and have a bad team. You want the supporters to be happy and when you don’t win the game you can understand that they are not. But I think we had eight players out today and we still had a good performance. So it is not all doom and gloom, there are positives in the game today.

[Nasri’s future] I don’t know [what will happen]. I always said that I would try to keep Samir Nasri and I have never changed my mind on it because I played him today, to the surprise of everybody. He loves the Club, he wants to play for us, if we decide to sell him we will do it and we have to stand up for it. At the moment I am happy he is here. I don’t know if he will play on Wednesday, we will just play the game.

[On new signings] We look, you know? But we try to do the right things for the Club. I think Koscielny and Vermaelen are a fantastic pair of centre backs but it’s very difficult as well because if you buy another centre back and then someone gets injured I have to buy another one. You cannot do that every time you have an injured player.

[On his future] There is no chance I would walk away. I will try to give my best for the Club. We live under circumstances where every defeat is an absolutely a disgrace and an earthquake. We are at the start of the season and we are very disappointed that we lost the game. But we are at the start of the season.”

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6 Responses to Arsene Wenger on the Liverpool game, Nasri and his own future and new signings

  1. Sam says:

    Wenger is good for team.,.so trust ..arsenal

  2. UZOMA says:

    Let’s keep the fiath and play well

  3. Ojekoya Dolapo says:

    there always light after d tunel, arsenal presently in d tunel here is d light lets keep d faith wenger is d best coach in d world no coach on dis planet could risk what wenger is doing developing a player still compete in d top flight @ least last 8 in d champion league sooner or later starmara will call father. Gunners 4 life

  4. Mark says:

    Wenger may have brought massive successes to Arsenal, but that is all in the past. Right now, he’s screwed up Arsenal big time! If we don’t win the Premier League or Champions League this season, he should go. Even if we win the FA and/or Carling Cup, he should still go. It’s either the Premier League or Champions League title this season. Period.

  5. hamza kazibwe says:

    Arsene Wenger should stop giving excuses and bring in new players becouse the team is not performing at all.two matchs with no win that is abad performance.

  6. Abiola Emmanuel says:

    Wenger is a good coach or should i say is good maneger been an economist.but my advice to him is he should go back to france and find his way to become france minister of finance. Gunners 4 live.

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