By Chris Harris
Sunday's game against Huddersfield Town is just as important as next month's glamour tie with Barcelona, according to Nicklas Bendtner.
The Danish striker fired Arsenal towards the Carling Cup Final on Tuesday night with the all-important breakthrough against Ipswich at Emirates Stadium and he is hoping for another start when the FA Cup takes centre stage this weekend.
The prospect of a Fourth Round tie with a League One outfit might not stir the emotions like the looming Champions League clash with Barcelona but Bendtner insists that the same focus will be needed if Arsenal want to maximise their chances of silverware this season.
"At the end of the day, it is [just as important]," he said. "It’s about going through and winning the games, no matter how really. And that’s what we want to do and try and achieve.
"Of course we want to win the FA Cup, we try to get a trophy but we’ve got to keep ourselves grounded, take one game at a time and see where we come. We have some big games coming up, in the Premier League and in the Champions League and we want to do really well in those competitions as well.
"Every child dreams of lifting the FA Cup, the World Cup, the Champions League, and the Premier League. I think I have got more chance of lifting the Champions League than the World Cup trophy. It’s something you always want to do as a boy.
"Everyone who is playing shows they are ready and shows they can do a job. They can go straight in and play that fluent style of football. We create chance after chance."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source