Arsenal boss, Unai Emery has disclosed his leaf’s Europa League goal, in front of the Gunners’ conflict with Sporting Lisbon on Thursday night at the Emirates Stadium.
The Spaniard said Arsenal’s goal this crusade was to top their citizens and eventually win the competition so that they can qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Emery’s men head to tonight’s game against Sporting following playing a 1-1 draw with Liverpool final weekend in the Premier League.
A win for Emery’s leaf against the Portuguese club will ensure Arsenal top the citizens.
“Of course the first (thought) for us is to finish first in this group,” London Football News quoted Emery as saying at pre-match.
“It is a very interesting match because they are moment in the table and whether we win, we are first in the citizens. That’s our lucid goal.
“We essential to locate our focus in two ways – lone is in this competition, which is very interesting for us. It’s lone mode (to win) a forename and retrieve into the Champions League next year.
“The moment focus is on our trade, to persist to adjust and to persist with the players, taking responsibility and conviction.
“They (Sporting) are a team with very excellent players, very excellent history, also in this competition.
“They’ve changed the coach but I think for them tomorrow is a very big match and a very good test in this competition, also for fighting for first position against us. But we want tomorrow to give a big match with our personality.”