Selected quotes from Arsene Wenger after Arsenal’s 0-0 draw with Newcastle.
Gervinho: “I think Gervinho didn’t deserve a red card, he should give a red to the two players or a yellow to the two. I feel the referee has not seen it and the linesman has not seen it properly.
“I’m 100% sure that the referee did not see the incident so I would like to know who made the decision”.
Arsenal’s performance: “We had a solid performance where we controlled the game. We missed our chances in the first half and missed a little accuracy with the final ball.
“They tried to slow the game down and defend well, we were pushing to score and it is difficult to say whether we would have scored or not. I can’t remember giving Newcastle a chance at goal and, away from home, you have to give credit to our team for that”.
Arsenal’s defending: “If we had conceded a goal I would have been bombarded with questions about why I don’t buy a centre back! They have to take credit”.
Potential transfers: “I am not against spending money if the players we buy can improve our squad. We have a big squad and if some players leave we will try to bring players in. We request top quality and we are not scared to spend money”.
On Cesc and Nasri: “We are, on both fronts, in no mans land”.