By Chris Harris
Arsenal still have the "resources" to end the season with a trophy, according to Johan Djourou.
The Swiss defender was heartbroken after watching the Carling Cup slip away in the closing moments of Sunday's Final at Wembley. A misunderstanding between Wojciech Szczesny and Laurent Koscielny handed victory to Birmingham City and left Djourou and his team-mates reflecting on what might have been.
The 24-year-old believes that the best way to make up for Sunday's setback is to win one of the three other competitions still on Arsenal's agenda. That quest begins with an FA Cup replay against Leyton Orient on Wednesday.
"We have to bounce back," said Djourou. "We just could not get that second goal to win us the Carling Cup, but we have other things coming up. We are still in the FA Cup, there is still the League and the Champions League, so we need to bounce back.
"Things like that [mistake] happen in football. It is just a shame it happened so near the end. But also mistakes make you stronger.
"We are aiming to get back to Wembley in the FA Cup and also the Champions League. We have to bounce back and go for glory. The Club needs to show character now and we have the resources to do it."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