West Ham midfielder Scott Parker insists the squad are fully behind under-fire manager Avram Grant.
Grant’s future at Upton Park continues to be the subject of much speculation with the Hammers having spent much of this season bottom of the Premier League, but there have been signs of improvement with just one defeat in their last seven games.
And Parker confirmed that Grant, who has guided the team to the Carling Cup semi-finals, has the full support of his players as they look to climb away from the bottom of the table.
The 30-year-old said: “The lads are fighting as much as the gaffer is fighting. We're all in the same corner.
“We're all trying to do our best for ourselves, for the manager, for the club. The manager's got tons and tons of experience and he's doing a good job.
“If you believed everything you heard about this club, you'd be rather a stressed man.
“Avram's demeanour seems quite relaxed and chilled out and I think that filters down to the players.
“Obviously we're feeling positive. We have been on a run of good form, if you take the 5-0 defeat at Newcastle out of it.
“We have picked up some good results and we will go into the Arsenal game confident.
“It's a London derby and hopefully we can pick up some more points.”