‘We have to add the two per cent’

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Arsene Wenger says Arsenal “have to add two per cent” to rediscover their best form against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

The Gunners sit three points behind Spurs going into the north London derby, having lost their last two Premier League games against Swansea City and Manchester United.

Arsenal have struggled for form, but Wenger is confident that a higher level of self-belief and more support from the fans will see his side return to their free-flowing best.

"We now have to do 98 per cent of things right and then add the two per cent of things that are down"

Arsene Wenger

“I believe that belief comes with the last results that you have made,” he said. “Maybe our confidence has been a bit jaded but it’s like that always in football.

“I feel a massive disappointment after Wednesday’s game. We were a bit unlucky as well because the second goal was offside and the first goal was a blatant foul on Ozil that was not given. We can only look at ourselves to correct the results but everything went against us on Wednesday night.

“We now have to do 98 per cent of things right and then add the two per cent of things that are down. Then we can rediscover our collective qualities and put even more effort in.


“The fans will be behind us, I don’t worry about that. The fans away from home are always behind us and it is down to us to give them more belief and get more vocal by playing a quality game.”

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