Koscielny will need daily treatment until he retires

The upturn in results looks like coming too late for Arsene Wenger and his side, however, as a place in the top four is now improbable with Liverpool and Manchester City also victorious over the weekend.

“Getting more experience as a team and learning to handle more matches will make us better”.

Koscielny also explained that he will be missing from the Gunners’ Tuesday night clash against already relegated Sunderland so he is able to face Everton on the last day of the Premier League campaign and Chelsea in the FA Cup final later this month.

“Chelsea have done well”.

Everton’s dominant home record of just two league losses in 19 games at Goodison Park has helped them secure a seventh-placed finish despite their dismal away record of four wins in 18 away league fixtures so far.

Wijnaldum and co dealt with the pressure on them at London Stadium in consummate fashion – and the midfielder is confident the same again can be enough for a return to the Champions League. He has offers from clubs in England, Spain and Italy. Maybe they are, as well, better than us.”Bayern is similar – they dominate the German championship in a very easy way”. The precedent was set with last summer’s acquisitions which totalled around £90m and saw the likes of Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez come in.

“First of all, they are under contract”.

Arsenal have the players and qualities to challenge for the Premier League title and their failure to do so is frustrating, striker Alexis Sanchez has said. “Financially or negotiation-wise, it will not have a huge impact, but we want to play with the best and against the best, and that’s the Champions League”.

“It is a hard situation – we don’t know what happens with the boss”, he said.

The Belgium forward has refused to commit to a new long-term contract and has made clear his desire to play in the Champions League, something Everton can not offer.

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Sanchez said that the players’ mentality is the reason for their recent three-game winning streak in the league.

‘It is important for Arsenal, a club who played for 20 years in this competition to be qualified for another year. And perhaps that could be a plus point of failing to qualify. “I don’t question their focus and their determination because in every game they turn up with strong performances”.