Flamini admits Arsenal have lacked character in the past
Mathieu Flamini admits that Arsenal's trophy drought since 2005 could be down to players lacking character when needed. "What I would say is maybe character. That is important, especially in the English league. I'm someone who gives a lot on the pitch, fight for every ball. I'm a fighter, so I do that naturally," he told the Evening Standard.
"Everyone is giving more - I really have that sensation. Everyone is committed to each other and that's important.
"We really want a trophy. Everyone was very focused on the [quarter-final] game against Everton because we all know - you win, you're through.
"You lose, you're out, so it's very simple. I can assure you I will do everything I can to make a difference."
"Why do top players leave? It's a good question," he said.
"That might be a question to ask the coach or the management but I agree with you, when you are a top club you want to keep your top players."
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