By Rob Kelly

Arsène Wenger insists his Arsenal side have the character to bounce back from Saturday's disappointing 3-3 draw against Norwich.

The Gunners dropped two vital points in the race for third place when a late Steve Morison goal condemned them to a frustrating draw at Emirates Stadium.

Wenger remains optimistic his side can secure automatic Champions League football, but admits he is concerned by their recent form.

"We have character because to come from where we did [earlier in the season] is difficult," he said.

"But we have had room to do even better. When you consider that in the last three home games we have taken two points, when you are so close to where we were, we have a lot of regrets. Let's hope we will not pay a heavy price for that.

"Fourth place is not Champions League, it is a qualifier at best. Maybe not at all if Chelsea win the Champions League. I have no gut feeling about it, I am just gutted today."

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