Thierry Henry admits Arsenal are not at their best right now - and he could not care less.

The Club captain played a pivotal role in Sunday's two-goal comeback against Wigan at Emirates Stadium. For the 11th time in 19 home games Arsenal fell behind but, to steal an Arsène Wenger phrase, once again they "refused to lose".

Fitz Hall put one through his own net from Mathieu Flamini's cross in the 81st minute then four minutes later Tomas Rosicky powered home a close-range header.

"Once again we came back into the game with desire, passion and commitment," said Henry afterwards.

"We've got hammered sometimes for playing good football and not winning games. At the moment we are coming back into games when maybe we are not playing the best that we can play but who cares? We are getting points.

"Trust me, we are not going 1-0 down on purpose and I am sure there were people who thought this was the day [we'd lose at Emirates].

"We were joking about it at the end, saying we have to stop being 1-0 down. Like at Middlesbrough, we went up a gear when we had been 1-0 down and only playing with 10 men.

"But somehow we always manage to get back into it and that's why I feel this team is growing. Two years ago I remember being behind against some teams and we did not find the resources to come back."



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