It was a strong response by City, who are also 13 points clear in the Premier League, after their quadruple bid was surprisingly derailed by Wigan in the FA Cup last week.
"My position is my position". He is top five or better in every major statistical category on the team whether he is matched up with Koscielny defensively or Ozil offensively.
"I just told you the answer", he said.
"But I saw things out on that pitch from Arsenal".
There have been numerous changes behind the scenes including appointments that have removed some power from Wenger.
"My position is my position".
The Gunners lost to Pep Guardiola's side on Sunday at Wembley, but it was their performance which drew the most criticism as opposed to the result itself.
Wenger had earlier become involved in a dispute with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola
The season has gone incredibly well, I'm struggling to believe it at times. "He has been committed to his rehabilitation and we are happy with his progress to date", said PCB in a statement issued from Jamaica.
The Argentine has always emphasised Atlético's connection to its city, pulverizing his players with ideas of grinta and dagger-in-the-mouth passion.
Wenger was handed a new two-year deal last summer despite a fifth-place Premier League finish.
Even the emergency route of a Champions League return via winning the Europa League looks a big ask after Arsenal were paired with Italian giants AC Milan in the last 16. We didn't qualify just like that, we played against top countries before getting the needed points that took us to Russia; however the first match is very important and getting victory in that match against Croatia is very key to the team's ambition.
City will fall short of one of Wenger's greatest achievements.
I wanted to know why they followed City, what they thought of the season so far and what were their expectations going forward. You always get that. I think that, for me, they're not doing it for the manager. But Wright (below) urged caution over appointing the man who overtook him as the club's all-time leading goal-scorer. So could Mustafi. But that's not what he is here to do. "It's our role to fight it and be prepared for the game".
Henry, Arsenal's record scorer and currently a member of Belgium's technical staff, said Monday he would be interested in replacing Wenger if there was a vacancy.