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​Arsenal boss Wenger responds to Mourinho comment

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has rejected Jose Mourinho's jibe that he had falsely claimed Alexandre Lacazette would not play against Manchester United.

When asked about Mourinho's comments, Wenger said: "I thought he wouldn't play but in the end he could play.

"What did you want me to do, to leave him at home?

"I'm always honest. I thought he wouldn't play, that was I had been told and after he had a test on Friday morning he went to the game and we were not sure if he would play.

"But, he tried and he played. That's part of football."

Ian Ferris
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