“I do not think it is a real big problem for us but every single time we have to prove it again.
“Last season we played fantastic for three-quarters of the season and then suddenly everything fell down.
“I do not know if the reason was mentality, maybe it was a bit of everything, but we learned a lot from last year.
“The season is long. We've lost some points but we've won some as well so we just have to stay positive.”
"He’s 21, goes from France to England, and I must say I’m quite pleased with his attitude and his performances. He’s doing extremely well and he is already becoming an important player for us and that is why you do not want him to get injured."
Fabregas dismissed speculation that he had refused a contract at Arsenal with this here, read all about it , if you haven't already that is.
It's back to CL action for us tonight as we take on Turkish powerhouses Fenerbache in their own backyard. The fans there really create a 'cauldron' like atmosphere and is one of the toughest places to go to. I think we should be able to deliver there though, and I fancy us to come out on top. While a draw won't be too bad, I really think we can do one better.
The complete squad for this game is available here. We will have Djourou and Bendner back for this one, but missing all but Clichy of our starting back four. That could mean a Djourou and Silvestre partnership at the centre, while I really hope that Arsene deploys Eboue at right back, if he gets into the team at all that is. We all know that Eboue will though.
That's about that for now. A win today will put us well on track and restore a lot of much needed confidence. The game is a 1945 kickoff Uk time and a 0015 kickoff for viewers in India, who can watch it on Zee Sports.
Come on you Gunners!