As well as being his first for the club, the goal also earned Lichtsteiner a minor record by making him the oldest Arsenal player (34 years, 288 days) to score in nearly 10 years.
"Overall I don't know what I will do next year, but I will be back in football and back in sport", said Wenger. "I will be somewhere but I don't know where".
"The most important for me with Aaron - I spoke with him last week - is his spirit, his quality, his performance", Emery said.
Meanwhile Wenger, whose final seasons in charge of Arsenal saw the once mighty Gunners struggling to contend for the English title, was pleased by the north London giants' start to this season.
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Manchester City, who beat Arsenal in last season's final to win their first trophy under Pep Guardiola, play Fulham at Etihad Stadium on Thursday. When Arsenal win, I am happy. "I felt I worked very hard and I think I left it (the club) in good shape".
'I want to give them confidence, give them calm and it's true after today with this mistake, the supporters also, as the ball is arriving to him, it is better to continue supporting him and other players confidence to continue our style and our idea on the game.
The Gunners are now four points off top spot in the Premier League and, asked by talkSPORT if they could win it, Wenger replied "Why not?"
"Why not?", he replied. Five of those six matches have been drenched in goals, which includes a couple of 3-3 draws, a thrilling 4-3 win, and a 4-0 hammering at Anfield last season.