What the papers say: Walcott claims rivals are scared of Arsenal

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The Sun Wenger backs boys’ landslide
ARSENE WENGER has urged his Arsenal kids to use Barack Obama as their inspiration for Carling Cup glory. The Gunners boss claims last week’s US Presidential election proves there is no obstacle to success for the genuinely talented. 

The Mirror - Theo Walcott: Manchester United are scared of Arsenal now
Theo Walcott last night turned up the pressure on title rivals Manchester United - by claiming Sir Alex Ferguson's men have been left running "scared" after their defeat at the Emirates.

The Daily Mail - Arsenal cold war coming to an end
The Arsenal board's invitation extended to Russian-born billionaire Alisher Usmanov to watch the Premier League win over Manchester United from the directors' box at the Emirates Stadium marks a major change of relationships.

The Daily Express - WALCOTT: THEY ARE ALL SCARED OF ARSENAL
THEO WALCOTT claims Arsenal’s Premier League title rivals are running scared after watching their victory over Manchester United.

The Daily Telegraph - David Dein defends Arsenal's Arsene Wenger as 'most dedicated football man ever'
David Dein, the former Arsenal vice-chairman, has leapt to the defence of Arsene Wenger following the first sustained period of criticism of the club's manager since his arrival in English football 12 years ago.

The Guardian - Wenger hails 'turning point' win
Arsène Wenger will revert to his youthful Carling Cup line-up for the visit of Wigan Athletic in the competition this evening, though the Arsenal manager indicated his firm belief last night that Saturday's defeat of Manchester United could prove to be a "turning point" in the club's campaign.

The Times Arsène Wenger defends his Arsenal selection policy
Football and politics do not mix and Arsène Wenger proved it yesterday when he tried to defend himself against the charge that there are not enough English players in the Arsenal team by jumping on the Barack Obama bandwagon. 

The Independent - Talent will out, insists Wenger
Arsène Wenger compared the rise of English players like Jack Wilshere through the youth ranks at Arsenal to that of Barack Obama's ascent to the presidency in America – "if you have the quality you will make it," the Arsenal manager said.

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