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Wenger – Arsenal should only play second halves this season!

Arsene Wenger is preparing his Arsenal side to face Stoke City this weekend and is hoping that the Gunners can start playing just as well in the first half of the game as they usually do in the second half! In too many matches this term Arsenal have given away soft goals early on in the games and have had to fight back valiantly to get a result.

Wenger believes that this is due to a psychological problem with the team at the beginning of games. He said: “Somebody told me that we are second in the league on our second half of games, but 13th in the first half,”

Rosicky – This is a huge week but we just have to relax

The Arsenal midfielder Thomas Rosicky is aware that Arsenal need to win all their remaining games to keep the pressure on Man United at the top of the Premiership, and with games against Liverpool and Tottenham coming up in the next four days Rosicky is under no illusion that it will be an easy time, but thinks that if the players relax they can come through it well.

He was asked if he thought that the Gunners were ready for the challenge ahead. “Yes I think so,” he said. “We didn’t have a good spell even though we were unbeaten because we didn’t win for two or three games,