Tomas Rosicky hopes he can continue to prove to Arsenal fans that the club made the right decision to offer him a new contract.
The Czech midfielder has been enjoying somewhat of a renaissance in the red of Arsenal over the past few months, and has been one of Arsene Wenger's most important players during the club's recent resurgence.
Rosicky scored in the defeats of Tottenham and AC Milan, while was once again one of the stand-out performers as the Gunners beat Newcastle 2-1 on Monday evening.
Such has his recent form been, the 31-year-old was rewarded with a new two-year contract earlier this week, which will extend his stay with the club to eight years, having signed from Borussia Dortmund in 2006.
Rosicky is certainly thankful to have been provided with the opportunity to continue his Arsenal career, and believes he is reaping the benefits form a consistent run in the first-team.
“I am very happy,” he told Arsenal Player. “I wanted to continue here and I am enjoying it very much so I am glad that I am staying.
“I am trying my best and enjoying the run of games that I am playing. Sometimes in the past it has been difficult when you play once in two weeks, sometimes it is not easy.
“You can see now that I have the rhythm of the games and that is what I needed. As you can see I think I am contributing well and I want to continue like that.
“My fitness is obviously a big thing too; the first step is obviously to play football. I have got that right now, I had the chance and I took it. Obviously I would like to stay in the team and playing like I am right now.”