"I don't think any team, including Arsenal, go out intentionally to hurt people - but sometimes it does happen, " said the Bolton boss.
"(Abou) Diaby did not do Gretar Steinsson too many favours six months ago. But we do not moan about it. We accept it as part and parcel of the game, and I think everyone should do that.
"There are two sides to the game - when you have the ball and when you haven't. Arsene Wenger is very fortunate, because he is at one of the biggest clubs in the country. For our part, we have to play the game to our strengths."