"That's his game, you know," said the Arsenal manager. "In every game, in every quality, you have the negatives as well the positives. Alex Hleb can play through a needle, and he can, as well, miss a pass because he tries to play through the needle, and sometimes it can be a little bit annoying.
"It doesn't annoy me. And if you ask any supporter of Arsenal Football Club if Hleb is a good football player I don't think you will find one who will say 'no'."