By Richard Clarke 

Johan Djourou still thinks Arsenal can “definitely” win a trophy this season.

The centre back was talking after the 2-0 defeat at Braga on Tuesday - a result that put his side’s Champions League campaign in jeopardy.

It came hot on the heels of that record-ending 3-2 defeat to Tottenham and requires an immediate response.  Saturday’s trip to Aston Villa is the perfect moment for the 23-year-old.

“We want to win a trophy,” said Djourou. “That is the main focus of the team. We have the quality and luckily we are not too far from the top. I feel we can definitely win a trophy this season.

“It has been a difficult week, we have had two straight defeats but now we have to bounce back. And what better place than Villa? We have the quality to do it. Now it is how much we want it.

“We are big enough to stand up for ourselves and be ready for Villa. The lucky thing in football is that you can always do better in the next game.”

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24 Nov 2010