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Arsene Wenger and Theo Walcott not concerned about Champions League future


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and striker Theo Walcott say there's still time to bounce back from Wednesday's disappointing defeat in the Champions League.

The Gunners suffered a 2-1 defeat against Dinamo Zagreb in one of the most surprising results of the competition so far.

But according to the two, it's still early to push the panic button.

"We can't blow one result and say it's the end of the season," Walcott told reporters.

"We've still got a long Champions League run. We've had setbacks before and we've managed to bounce back from them. We've been in this tournament for 18 years now so we've had a lot of experience and we know how to deal with setbacks. We should be able to come back stronger.

"The manager will make sure that it's put to bed in the changing room and that it will stay there. The journey home won't be nice but we need to reflect on this game and move on quickly."

Manager Arsene Wenger added: "Mathematically we can qualify without any problem if we can produce our performances that we want at home.

"We have had problems starting in every competition this season. We were slow starting the Premier League and now the Champions League. I'm confident that we can put that right in the next five games."

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