Arsenal media round-up: Wenger on what he liked about Gunners performance

A round up of news stories this morning about Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger has been quoted by Sky Sports explaining what he liked about Arsenal’s performance despite a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Swansea.

Wenger feels his team dominated the game but weren’t able to get the better of a dogged and determined Swansea team.

The result means Manchester City have gained three points on the Gunners in the race for second.

“The rhythm, our domination and the quality of our game was in patches top quality,” said the Frenchman.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere told the club’s website that he always thought Lukasz Fabianski was going to be a special player.

The former Gunner made several top quality saves as his current side Swansea defeated Arsene Wenger’s men 1-0 last night.

Wilshere has suggested that he’s grown as a player and a person since he left.

“When he was at Arsenal you could always tell that he was going to be special - He’s grown as a player and seems to be growing as a person as well, and I’m happy for him,” he said.

Arsenal boss Wenger has also been quoted by the Independent suggesting Swansea City refused to play at the Emirates last night.

The Swans secured a 1-0 win against the Gunners, but Wenger feels the Welsh side had no intention of trying to play football.

He’s branded the evening a frustrating one as the club competes against Manchester City for second place.

“We were unlucky I think against a team who refused to play completely and just defended. It is frustrating. We knew exactly what could happen,” he said.

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