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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on 4-1 win over Crystal Palace, Alexis Sanchez, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nacho Monreal

PUBLISHED: 17:59 20 January 2018 | UPDATED: 17:59 20 January 2018

Arsenal's Nacho Monreal (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.

Arsenal's Nacho Monreal (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.

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Read Arsene Wenger’s verdict on his side’s 4-1 win against Crystal Palace at the Emirates on Saturday and the reason he took off Nacho Monreal in the first half.

Arsenal's Nacho Monreal (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.Arsenal's Nacho Monreal (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.

Arsene Wenger on the reason he took off Nacho Monreal

He has a kick on the back of the hamstring. It was precautionary.

On the win

We started well, played well. Played the football we know we can play. We had a convincing first half. The second half was less quality. Overall it was a convincing win.

On Alexis Sanchez going to Manchester United

I expect it to happen, but I can’t announce it. In the next 48 hours it will be decided. Until it’s over the line you can’y say it will happen. If you want to have a bit, it could happen.

On bidding for Aubameyang

No comment on that.

When pressed on Aubameyang and Dortmund labelling him ‘disrespectful’

I don’t know what I said, I said nothing happens and I can’t comment on it, so I am quite surprised. It looks to be a tactical reaction rather than anything else because I didn’t say anything.

They [Dortmund] are responsible for their own statements. I can’t stand up for what they say. If we sign someone we will announce it.

I half announce today Sanchez/Mkhitaryan because it’s likely to happen. The rest, we are not close at all to anything

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