Arsenal boss Emery not caught up in title talk after Leicester win
‘I think we need to continue with the calm’: Unai Emery refuses to get caught up in title talk despite Arsenal moving two points behind leaders Manchester City after Leicester win
- Arsenal beat Leicester City 3-1 on Monday evening in the Premier League
- The result means they are only two points behind leaders Manchester City
- But Unai Emery wants his players to focus on results, not a long-term aim
Unai Emery has urged his Arsenal stars to keep calm and carry on after their tenth win on the spin against Leicester City.
A gripping 3-1 win at the Emirates on Monday evening has caused Arsenal, rejuvenated under the Spaniard’s leadership, to be viewed as serious contenders for the Premier League.
They are now just two points behind leaders Manchester City and are playing thrilling football.
Unai Emery has urged his Arsenal players to keep calm amid discussions of a title push
Arsenal won 3-1 on Monday evening, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring twice
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But Emery wants his players to focus on the next Premier League game against Crystal Palace and put the chatter around a title tilt to one side.
Emery said: ‘I think we need to continue with the calm, with thinking each match like a big possibility to continue in our way.
‘And for us, it’s very important today to win against Leicester because they are behind us, but near, and today I think we are creating a big distance for another team that is behind us.
‘And then in front we are looking near other teams like Liverpool, like Manchester City, like Chelsea , but for us it isn’t important for us to think about the end.
But Emery wants his Arsenal players to put their focus on the next match, not a long-term aim
ARSENAL’S NEXT SIX FIXTURES
Oct 25 v Sporting (Europa League)
Oct 28 v Crystal Palace (PL)
Oct 31 v Blackpool (EFL Cup)
Nov 3 v Liverpool (PL)
Nov 8 v Sporting (Europa League)
Nov 11 v Wolves (PL)
‘I think we need to think about the next match, against Crystal Palace next Sunday, and also in another competition like the Europa League I think is very important for Thursday.
‘And continuing doing our way, improving, and individually and collectively also working on things, tactical things or individual things, to give them, to help them, to find the best performance.
‘Like today, but also other players that are injured, other players that are on the bench, we want to continue with them also, help them in the next matches, starting against Sporting on Thursday.’
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