By Richard Clarke

Arsène Wenger hopes he can serve Arsenal’s critics a sizeable slice of humble pie soon.

The Frenchman saw his side drop five Premier League points last week by drawing with Tottenham on Wednesday and then losing to Stoke over the weekend.

It has heralded a spate of negative headlines in the media but Wenger knows the football world revolves quickly.  His side may be fourth in the table right now but they have plenty of time to turnaround both their situation and public opinion.

"Let's re-establish what we have not done well recently, defend together as a team and continue to play in a positive way,” he said at Tuesday’s press conference ahead of the Fenerbahce game.

“The same people who say we are not good, let them say it in three weeks when we are the best.

“We want to be guided by the way we want to play football, our spirit and not to go over-board. We lost a game but we are six points behind the leaders. It is the start of November and we have plenty of quality to get it back.”

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4 Nov 2008