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Arsène Wenger: Drink is not a major problem now in English sport

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as Francis Coquelin is substituted

Arsène Wenger has issued a warning about the impact of excessive drinking for elite footballers, suggesting that it is significant enough to compromise a player’s position in the team. “At the top level every player has to know what he can do and what he cannot do,” he said. “There is a lot of competition inside the club and if you don’t compete, you don’t play.”