Arshavin - Wenger was stunned

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Andrey Arshavin has revealed Arsenal's incredible 4-4 draw with Newcastle stunned manager Arsene Wenger into silence.

Russian confident Gunners will not suffer any psychological scars

Andrey Arshavin has revealed Arsenal's incredible 4-4 draw with Newcastle stunned manager Arsene Wenger into silence. Newcastle staged the greatest comeback in Premier League history to rally from 4-0 down to earn a shock 4-4 draw following an action-packed encounter at St James' Park. Arshavin admits Wenger was too shocked to speak to his players after they surrendered a 4-0 half-time lead to throw away two crucial points in the title race. The Russian insists the result will not have any psychological effect on the Gunners squad as they look to keep up the pressure on leaders Manchester United at the top of the table. "He [Wenger] didn't say anything at all to us," revealed Arshavin. "He was disappointed and distraught too, like any man would be in his shoes and under such circumstances.

Sad

"Naturally, we were all sad. Only Manchester United being defeated later that night sweetened the pill a bit. But we are not psychologically broken. We just cannot afford to be. "If we want to win, we must not be sitting and moaning. We need to analyse that unfortunate match and draw the right conclusions from it. That day is over and left behind. We need to think and prepare for the next match in the Premier League against Wolves." Arshavin added: "What happened was something unbelievable with a tragic end for us. "It was as if there was a magnet behind one of the goals because all eight were scored in it."

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