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"It is in our hands, if we win" - Unai Emery on top four chances


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Arsenal are being thrown to the Wolves tomorrow night as they continue their push for a top four finish in the Premier League but manager Unai Emery's hoping his Gunners will have enough firepower to hunt down the opposition and claim all three points.

The Londoners currently lie in fifth place on 66 points while only three points separate Manchester United in sixth and Tottenham who sit in third spot, just above Chelsea.

"Yes," replies Emery when asked if he's confident that Arsenal will finish in the top four at the end of the season.

"Also, it depends on other teams, the other results but at the beginning A. We also want to be intelligent and for example on Sunday (v Crystal Palace) we didn't win but maybe today we can say, one point was important on Sunday. Maybe this can happen in the next matches.

Emery was surprised to see Chelsea lose

"We are going to prepare [for] the match thinking obviously to win but we can win, we can draw, we can lose. The first situation for us is, it is in our hands if we win.

"But also after, [the other teams] are going to play other matches, also difficult matches."

Emery adds that Chelsea's draw with Burnley came as a surprise, considering that the Blues were playing at home but he believes that in some cases, if the win is out of reach, it is vital to try and get the point for a draw.

Unfortunately they will travel to Molineuz without midfield pair Aaron Ramsey (hamstring) and Denis Suarez (groin) but there is some goof news on the injury front.

Defensive midfielder Granit Xhaka has overcome the hip injury that kept him out of last weekend's defeat to Crystal Palace and will travel with the squad tomorrow.


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