Tuesday, 5th March, 2013
Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson thinks that the club can make up the points gap to a top four place to ensure the Gunners play Champions League football next season.
Defeat against rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend has banished Arsenal to five points off the top four and seven behind Spurs themselves, who sit third.
There is now a very real possibility that it will be Europa League football and not Champions League football that the Gunners faithful will be watching next season.
Jenkinson though is staying positive and thinks Arsenal can still bridge the gap.
"There are 10 games left and there are plenty of points to play for", he explained to his club’s official site.
"I think in a couple of days time, we’ll get our head around this and realise that we’ve bridged a gap like that before and can do it again.
"We will be positive and we will come back from this.
"Tottenham are our rivals but we’ll get over it, we’ll be positive.
"We’ve just got to work our socks off because we need to be in that top four at the bare minimum."
Next up for Arsenal is a return to Champions League duty next week, when they travel to Bayern Munich 3-1 down from the first leg.
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