Lacazette reveals Arsenal are 'confident' of top four finish after Newcastle win

Lacazette reveals Arsenal are 'confident' of top four finish after Newcastle win

Suárez was on the bench for the 2-0 victory over Newcastle on Monday evening and failed to get on the pitch, meaning that so far every minute the one-time Spain worldwide has played under Emery has cost Arsenal 32,700 euros, according to calculations made by United Kingdom daily The Times.

Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette scored for the Gunners but it was Mesut Ozil who picked up the Sky Sports' Man of the Match award for his brilliant display against the Magpies.

Unai Emery says his primary goal is to "create a big atmosphere" rather than worry about securing Champions League qualification with Arsenal.

The victory implied that it was the 10th consecutive home win for Arsenal.

"You can have players who look brilliant and have great games but when you analyse their game afterwards you say 'what did you do, where is the product?'"

Now we can maybe go to the Champions League and we will push as much as possible to win third place.

"I like how every player is playing and Mesut with his quality is helping us and giving us his work", he said.

"Our big challenge was to win again and it's not easy to win games consecutively", the Arsenal boss told a news conference. "Also individual moments and skills, he has the capacity to help us". We drew against Tottenham, but we were being consistent in winning more matches to be closer to them.

"We have been speaking all season about the final third, you have to spend £50 million, £75 million [to have players to make a difference]". I think we need to continue doing that.

But, while Arsenal fans celebrated at the full-time whistle by taunting their spluttering north London rivals with chants of "Are you watching Tottenham", Emery urged caution ahead of "a very hard away game" against Everton on Sunday. "The most important thing is he is happy, working to help us and taking a performance to be strong in each match".

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