By Richard Clarke

Theo Walcott has not given up on the Premiership title yet.

It will be a very tall order of course. This weekend's results saw Arsenal fall 17 points behind Manchester United with only 13 games left to play. But,  despite the enormity of the task, the 17-year-old winger believes his side's spirit should not be underestimated.

"We can't give up," he told Arsenal.com after Saturday's 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough. "I feel we'll definitely be there for the Champions League places and hopefully we can push on for the top three. But we still can't forget about the Premiership [title].

"There is a good spirit through the whole camp at the moment and we are full of confidence.

"This result may set us back a little bit. We were expected winners but don't take credit away from Middlesbrough. They played really well. It was tough for us but I think we battled well with 10 men."



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Copyright 2014 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 Richard Clarke 5 Feb 2007