Arsène Wenger is certain the goals will soon start flowing for Arsenal - and says his side must not become “obsessed” with scoring.

The Gunners have failed to register in their past three Premier League matches, and would equal their longest run without a goal if they do not score at Bournemouth on Sunday.

Finishing is cyclic and if we create the same amount of chances we will score

Arsène Wenger

Wenger admits the team have not started games quickly enough of late, but is convinced they will soon be back to their free-flowing best.

“I felt we were a bit nervous in the last two home games, against Chelsea and Southampton - we didn’t come out of the blocks like we would have liked,” he said.

“We played at Stoke, we played a 0-0 what was not a shame because they are quite strong at home. Against Chelsea we played with 10 men and that makes the game against a good side very difficult.

“Against Southampton, we created the chances and couldn’t finish them off. I believe overall, we should not be alarmed, because the quality of our performance was there in every single game.

“We should take a lot of encouragement from that, even if sometimes in the recent games, we didn’t get the result we wanted.

“We have to prepare without being obsessed with [scoring] - finishing is cyclic and if we create the same amount of chances we will score.”

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Rob Kelly 5 Feb 2016