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Wenger's moment of truth
29 Nov 2006 - 08:00:20
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has urged his players to stand up and be counted as they face a make or break period of their season.
The Gunners face London rivals Fulham on Wednesday night just four days after they suffered a costly 3-1 defeat at bogey side Bolton Wanderers.
On Saturday they go head-to-head with north London rivals Tottenham, before facing FC Porto in a vital Champions League meeting in midweek.
Ahead of the vital seven-day period, Wenger has issued a rallying cry.
"The period that comes up now for us is the moment of truth. We must not hide," said the Frenchman.
"There is a big obstacle in front of the players. I feel they are ready to jump it - and they have a fantastic leap.
"If they are not, we have no chance to do it. They will try, but I am confident."