By Chris Harris

Arsène Wenger has urged Arsenal's fans to do their bit for the Teenager Cancer Trust this weekend.

The Premier League game against Liverpool has been dedicated to the Club's Charity of the Season as Arsenal strive to raise £300,000 through the 'Be A Gooner, Be A Giver' campaign.

Arsenal's players and directors will donate a day's wages to help improve the lives of young people with cancer. Wenger hopes that the supporters will also dig deep and offer their support at Sunday's match.

"'Be A Gooner, Be A Giver' means we have set a target of £300,000 to collect for the charity and we want our fans and everyone to contribute to that," explained the Frenchman at his pre-match press conference.

"We have always achieved our targets on that front. It is easier for us than reaching the sporting targets.

“We are in a privileged position and live in a privileged world. The biggest privilege of all is when you make sport at that level, you have health.

“The first quality of a sportsman is to be healthy and we have that luck and that privilege when you are a 20-year old player at Arsenal Football Club.

“We don’t want to forget that some people are in less privileged positions."

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19 Dec 2008