By Chris Harris

Arsenal's recent comebacks have been the perfect response to their critics, according to Arsène Wenger.

The Frenchman has seen his players dig deep to hit back from two-goal deficits against Aston Villa and Tottenham at Emirates Stadium while two late strikes saw them pick up three vital points at Sunderland.

Arsenal's spirit has been questioned in some quarters but Wenger says those concerns have been answered.

"When people want you to be bad, they tell you that you are bad," he told Arsenal Player.

"Sometimes you have to accept that you are questioned but sometimes the questioning is not always based on facts. But we have to live with that and I believe the best answer is to give the kind of performance we gave against Tottenham, not to talk too much and play.

"[The derby] was an important victory but for me it was significant because we won with style and desire. On the day we produced the performance we wanted, and if you look back in the championship, we are on a good run.

"It is good to be inspired by our performance [against Tottenham] and hopefully it will help us to produce another one of the same level because that will be wanted at Liverpool."

Watch the full interview with Wenger on Arsenal Player.

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