Arsenal missed out late to overcome a resilient Wolves at Emirates Stadium and victory will give the Gunners confidence that they can finish in the top four and qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League.
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Arsenal missed out very late to beat Wolves on Thursday night to keep their hopes of top four survival alive.
Mikel Arteta’s side went 1-0 down with 10 minutes left to Nicolas Pepe and a Jose Sa own goal turned the game around for the hosts and won all three points.
Victory will give this Gunners a newfound confidence that they can secure a place in UEFA Champions League next season by finishing in the top four.
Lacazette’s involvement in the win could be one of his last as a Gunner with his contract expiring in the summer and his potential replacement, Lautaro Martinez, may be on his way to someone else Premier League club.
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Points about victory
Arsenal never give up hope when they come back to beat Wolf 2-1 on Thursday night.
The rearranged Premier League fixture looks set to end in disappointment for Mikel Arteta, who has been keen to capitalize on rivals Tottenham Hotspur dropped points 24 hours ago.
Despite the win, there are still problems going on for Arsenal with a goal they conceded completely preventable.
However, the fact that they turned the situation around is a clear sign that Arteta is fueling this group of players.
Arsenal’s European Faith
The form of the win over Wolves will give Arsenal confidence that they can qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League.
In stoppage time, Alexandre Lacazette hit Wolves’ goalkeeper Jose Sa to the surprise of the Emirates Stadium audience.
Arsenal is only one point behind Manchester United in fourth place and has two games in hand.
Winning both of those games and the fate of the team in their hands, they will certainly believe they can get the job done starting in August 2021.
The goal Martinez wants to be elsewhere
Inter Milan striker Lautauro Martinez put pen to paper at the Italian club in the summer, preventing him from leaving to join Arsenal.
Although he has signed a contract until 2026, it is believed the Argentinian is open to a move to north London if a deal can be struck between the two clubs.
It is declared by Calciomercato, through sports witness, that Martinez will still be available in the summer and that the Gunners will make the move after letting Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang go. Barcelona in January.
But they will face stiff competition from rivals Man City in the Premier League.
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