Arsène Wenger believes his Arsenal team has reconnected with the supporters again this season.

The Emirates Stadium faithful were in fine voice on Saturday as they watched their side beat north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-0.

What is happening is there is a connection again between the team and the fans

Arsène Wenger

Wenger was delighted with the passion the fans showed, and claimed it could be vitally important for his side’s hopes of success.

“I feel it and what is happening is there is a connection again between the team and the fans,” he said.

“They look to be on the same wavelength and that was not the case last season and to get that back is is very important.

“To have that strength at home will be vital until the end of the season.”

Copyright 2014 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source Rob Kelly 5 Jan 2014