Alex Hleb has used his website to hit back at newspaper reports of criticism he is alleged to have levelled against Arsene Wenger and team mate Cesc Fabregas. He writes:
I am shocked by some media-reports. In some newspapers it was mentioned that I have attacked Arsene Wenger and Cesc Fabregas. But let me tell you: This is not true! The statements in the papers are definitely not my statements.
I would never ever say something disrespectful about them. And there is a simple reason for this: Cesc is a very good friend of mine and Arsene is one of the persons, I respect most.
The quotes came from an interview made more than 10 days ago with a Belarussian media company which when read in complete form and in context clearly do not represent the views given by the tabloid press and taken at face value by the wider media.
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