Last Updated: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:13
Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal can use the boost of their 2-0 win at Bayern Munich to secure a top-four Premier League finish.
The Gunners' chief watched his side defy the odds on Wednesday as they won their Champions League last-16 second leg tie to end the German Bundesliga side's 23-match unbeaten run.
However, the fact they lost the first leg 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium three weeks earlier meant the north Londoners crashed out of Europe on the away goals rule.
It means Wenger has failed to deliver a trophy for the Arsenal faithful for an eighth successive season and leaves the team with the sole aim of ensuring they qualify for next season's Champions League via a top-four Premier League finish.
The Gunners are currently in fifth spot and five points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea with 10 games remaining, starting with Saturday's trip to Swansea.
But Wenger took the positives out of the Bayern win and insists that they are determined to take one of those top four places.
"Positives, of course, were the performance and the spirit," he said. "The clean sheet and overall defensively we were very good. We lost some balls off some situations which frustrated at times.
"I am confident we will give everything to come back next season. Our young players done very well lets finish well this season strongly.
"We played against one of the best teams in Europe. The spirit and the performance was there we had a great go."
Punters looking to use their free bet can back the Gunners to go on a winning run and be back in the Champions League next term.
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