By Chris Harris

Arsène Wenger is certain that Arsenal will have their fans right behind them when they face Sunderland on Saturday.

The midweek 4-0 defeat at AC Milan was attended by almost 5,000 travelling fans and they gave Arsenal vociferous support despite a poor performance.

Wenger appreciated their efforts and is expecting more of the same in the FA Cup.

"The fans were absolutely fantastic in Milan and we can only say sorry [to them]," he told Arsenal Player.

"On Saturday there will be another fight and we want them to be on our side of course. I am sure they will be."

Watch the full interview with Wenger on Arsenal Player.

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17 Feb 2012