Date: 25th February 2016 at 12:52pm
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Barcelona all but eliminated Arsenal from the Champions League on Tuesday night however the Gunners are still fighting on two other fronts and are in with a great chance of winning one or the other.

Or even both.

However each game from now till the end of the season is going to be incredibly important and the Gunners need to bounce back (sick of that phrase) as they take on Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Not only will a win keep us near the top of the table but it`ll put huge distances between us and the final CL spot. Arsenal vice captain Per Mertesacker says a win on Sunday will show the Gunners can compete for the title.

“We will go to Manchester United and we are in a good position – we don`t want to give that up. We have a great chance to focus back on the Premier League and forget what happened in the last 20 minutes [against Barcelona].

“Leicester City was a good game to make us believe we are still in it. You need to have little successes on the road. We go step by step, nothing else. We have a great chance on Sunday to do that again and show that we can compete for the title.

“It helps we beat United last year in the cup. I think that was a great experience for us and it is still in our heads sometime when you think about big games and Old Trafford. It is going to be an interesting game so let`s not forget the positives from Barcelona and go there and give our best with the same effort.”.





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