Aliadiere Returns To Haunt Gunners!

Last updated : 14 December 2008 By Boro Mad
Arsene Wenger: "We believe that champions are people who go on when everybody else stops.

"That's the way we can show it. Nobody believes in us but we can show we still believe and keep going.

"I believe at the moment my team needs encouragement more than anything.

"I must say I expected them (Robin van Persie and Nicklas Bendtner ) to collapse a bit more than they did in the final part of the game and they didn't give in.

"They kept going even when they had tired legs and that's credit to them.

"Today was a game we would have lost at the start of the season.

"We had a better defensive balance and we were more of a team.

"We just lacked a little bit of that extra little thing that comes with confidence but we are a young team and that is why it is important we just keep belief and keep going."