Tomas Rosicky believes that Arsenal have the team spirit required to win the Premier League.
With 14 games remaining, the Gunners sit in fourth place, just five points adrift of league leaders Leicester City ahead of Sunday’s fixture at Bournemouth.
Rosicky is sidelined for the weekend’s game with a thigh injury, but the 35-year-old is confident that Arsenal have enough quality to compete for more silverware this season.
All the big teams are playing against each other so it will be very interesting and I believe we have what it takes to win the league this yearTomas Rosicky
“Although we have had a bad spell because we have not won for four games, the performances haven’t been bad at all,” he told Arsenal Player. “In the game against Southampton we had plenty of chances and the performance was alright, but we have to show more killer instinct.
“We cannot expect that we will have so many chances in every game. What’s important though is that we don’t panic. There are plenty of games in front of us. All the big teams are playing against each other so it will be very interesting and I believe we have what it takes to win the league this year.
“It’s one of the best [Arsenal sides I have played in] because we have some world-class players here. I feel we have what it takes to win the league but we are not allowed to have any more slip ups.
“The spirit in our dressing room was always right. Whichever new player came into the dressing room always felt welcomed because the spirit was always good.
"It’s very important that, even when you have a rough spell which you will definitely have in a season, you stay positive, don’t panic, analyse everything in the right way and believe you have what it takes to win the league. I do.”Copyright 2016 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