Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal must deal with pressure better'

Wenger: 'We feel the pressure'
© AP Photos
Arsene Wenger says that Arsenal need to handle the pressure better in order to prevent defeats against the likes of Manchester City.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on his team to handle the pressure during tough fixtures in their campaign.

The Gunners, who have not won a trophy for eight years, stumbled to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City on Sunday and the loss placed them six points adrift of fourth place in the table.

"I have said so many times that I want [the team] to be rewarded," The Express quotes Wenger as saying.

"But we have to deal with the pressure a little better and not transform that desire into tension. The tension can transform you a little bit. I felt that's what happened against City."

Arsenal switch their focus to the FA Cup this evening when they take on Swansea City in a third-round replay.

Jack Wilshere walks off the pitch while being eyed by Arsene Wenger
Read Next:
Wenger: 'No rest for Wilshere'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account