Olivier Giroud scored his first Premier League goal in front of his family - and he hopes their presence will help him in the FA Cup on Saturday.
The France striker has been in fine form in this competition, scoring three times, including a brace after coming off the bench against Everton in the sixth round.
Giroud broke his league duck for Arsenal when his brothers watched him play at Upton Park in October 2012 and the Girouds will be at Wembley to cheer him on against Wigan Athletic.
"I will have family in the stadium so I want to enjoy the game with my team-mates. I can't imagine anything else apart from a victory"
"I'm expecting a big atmosphere for a big game and I look forward to that," Giroud told Arsenal Player. "I will have family in the stadium so I want to enjoy the game with my team-mates. I can't imagine anything else apart from a victory.
"I'm a competitor and I want to win every competition. The Premier League seems to be difficult now but we have the FA Cup, we have a great opportunity to show a strong answer on the pitch this weekend. We want to do it together and to look forward.
"We really want to bounce back and concentrate on this FA Cup that we really want to win for our fans and for the club. After that, we know we have five finals in the league."
Giroud is one shy of 20 goals for the season but, like his team-mates, he struggled at Everton last Sunday. The striker echoed his manager's admission that Arsenal must get back to basics.
"I think it's nothing crazy [that is wrong]," he said. "It's just we have to come back to something simple and restart to the basics, like more commitment, more determination.
"If sometimes you are not at 100 per cent in the head, you are not ready enough… we were not sufficient in our commitment and in our intention to play at Everton. We have seen our mistakes on the video and we need to learn about them and not do it again."
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