"Brighton made it very difficult for us and were sharper than us in the first half. They had a great spirit but in the end we had that little bit of extra quality to get us through. We did our job, but needed to fight until the end."
On squad rotation.
"That is a gamble you take and you know it can backfire. You have to rotate knowing that if it doesn't work you will be accused of having made the wrong decision."
"It's good for his confidence. He's scored four goals this week and he had a few more chances today. Giroud gets there. He has a presence in the box. He is dangerous and his physical presence was very important."
On new players.
"You do not find them in the street, strikers who can play for us. We have strength in our team. It is difficult in January. Realistically, I cannot tell you I will sign anyone tomorrow, or Tuesday, as we are not close to doing it."
Source: Arsenal World