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Arsenal ‘cannot get emotional’ on closing day – Martin Ødegaard


Martin Ødegaard has stated Arsenal gamers should not let their feelings get the higher of them going into the ultimate day of the Premier League season, the place they’ll have an opportunity to finish their 20-year drought for a league title.

Arsenal are two factors behind leaders Manchester Metropolis going into Sunday’s closing spherical of fixtures. The north London facet should win to remain in competition, whereas Metropolis may raise their fourth title in a row in the event that they beat West Ham United.

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Arsenal’s hopes of ending their 20-year look ahead to the league title dwindled after Metropolis’s 2-0 win at Tottenham on Tuesday put Pep Guardiola’s facet .

“We spoke about it the day after [City went ahead],” Ødegaard instructed TNT Sports activities. “We’ve to give attention to ourselves, we will not get too emotional about it.

“We’ve yet one more sport, at house, it is the final sport of the season and our purpose and our process is evident, we have now to win that.

“We’ll see what occurs. That is our mindset now, win that final sport, give the followers an excellent final sport and we’ll see. It is out of our management, we simply give attention to our sport.”

Arsenal completed second within the 2022-2023 season, 5 factors behind Metropolis. However, Ødegaard believes they’ve pushed on since then.

“We have taken good steps and I really feel like we’re a a lot better crew in comparison with final season,” he stated.

“We have had some actually good video games, some good outcomes, and we are actually there till the final day, to push for it.”

Arsenal final gained the league title below supervisor Arsène Wenger of their 2003-04 ‘Invincibles’ season after they went your entire marketing campaign unbeaten.

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In the meantime, Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny introduced on Friday that he can be leaving the membership on a free switch on the finish of the season.

Elneny, who’s the longest-serving participant within the Arsenal squad, has made 161 appearances throughout his practically 9 yr spell on the membership.

“I am right here in the present day to ship you a message, to say goodbye and thanks for every part you have accomplished for me, your love, the assist and the kindness,” he stated in a publish on social media.

“I am actually going to overlook you a lot, you can be in my coronary heart perpetually. I needed to say how a lot I really like you and the way a lot you imply to me and I’ll always remember the best way you supported me.

“I will see you on Sunday at Emirates Stadium to say goodbye nose to nose. See you, Gunners.”