Wenger hits out at press

ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger has insisted comments he made in the wake of the Gunners' defeat to Chelsea were taken out of context.

ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger has insisted comments he made in the wake of the Gunners' defeat to Chelsea were taken out of context.

Wenger congratulated Chelsea on their efficiency but also claimed “we didn't get a demonstration of football” and told the press ahead of their Premier League match with Liverpool on Wednesday that he will be better off saying nothing next time.

“I would just like to say that I was full of compliments and praise for Chelsea after the game and I find it completely unfair from the press that you take one word of my press conference to turn it in a kind of probe every time.

“You did that at Villa (where Martin O'Neill lambasted Wenger for criticising his team's tactics), you did that at Chelsea and every time. If you look at the intent of my press conference it was positive towards the opponent.


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“If you want, we can have a press conference and I can say nothing, don't worry.”

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