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Rosicky gunning for glory

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Tomas Rosicky maintains Arsenal are deadly serious about landing the Carling Cup this season as they aim to end a six-year wait for silverware.

Czech winger Rosicky captained a strong Gunners team which beat Tottenham 4-1 after extra-time at White Hart Lane on Tuesday night. Arsenal have not lifted a trophy since the 2005 FA Cup final, which was played in Cardiff.

"It is important to end the trophy drought because we haven't won anything for a long time. You can see the boss is going for it," said Rosicky. "He wants to win the Carling Cup more this season because he took the whole team here. That gives us a better chance of winning it, we have a good enough squad to compete on all levels."

He added: "I came in 2006 and have won nothing yet. I came here to win trophies, so let's go for it in style."

Teenager Jack Wilshere continued his progression with another impressive display, which Wenger hailed as "outstanding".

Rosicky believes the 18-year-old, who won his first senior England cap at the start of the season, takes everything in his stride.

"He is a great talent. For his age, he has a great brain and a big future," said the Czech international.

"When Jack has got the ball, he is very calm. That is something young players sometimes don't have, they panic a little bit.

"With him you don't see it because he is very comfortable with the ball and that is the first quality you are looking for."

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Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal
Football
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