Arsène Wenger has urged his players to show how much they have improved on Saturday and avoid another disappointment against Norwich City.

The Canaries have slipped towards the relegation zone since the turn of the year after registering just one win from 15 Premier League matches. But they forced a 3-3 draw at Emirates Stadium last season and beat Arsenal 1-0 at Carrow Road in October.

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"It [the defeat] was on the back of an international game and Norwich defended very well," reflected Wenger.

"They played well on the break and after that, they had a very strong spell of 10 games where they did not lose.

"We know that they are a good side and we know that they are a dangerous side. We believe that today we are stronger than we were at that moment of the season and that's what we want to show on Saturday.

"We have a good experience recently of how well we have bounced back when everybody is focused. We have assembled very strong results. The spirit is there, the focus is there and the desire is there. We have very good ingredients and let's just bring that to the table on Saturday."

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Chris Harris 12 Apr 2013