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Arsenal out to 8/1 to clinch a top four spot in the Premier League after their 2-0 loss at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs, Manchester City and Liverpool look set to join Chelsea in securing a place for next season's Champions League

ARSENAL are as long as 8/1 to clinch a top four spot in the Premier League after their 2-0 loss at the hands of Tottenham on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger’s side have suffered a mini-implosion in 2017 as fans have turned on the French boss.

Arsenal face the prospect of missing out on the Champions League, after qualifying for the last 20 seasons

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Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal face the prospect of missing out on the Champions League, after qualifying for the last 20 seasons

Despite the potential for FA Cup success, as they prepare to face Chelsea in May’s final, their league performance has been massively sub-par.


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Following their 2-0 loss at White Hart Lane – which handed Spurs their first finish above the Gunners in the league since 1994-95 – the Emirates side now sit on 60 points from 33 games.

That tally is good for five points behind fifth-placed Manchester United – with a game in hand.

Tottenham 2-0 Arsenal : Spurs outplay Arsenal and remain in the title race

To reach the top four - Odds

TOTTENHAM - 1/1000
MAN CITY - 1/10
LIVERPOOL - 2/7
MAN UNITED - 4/1
ARSENAL - 8/1
EVERTON - 750/1

Alexis Sanchez may consider leaving Arsenal to find Champions League football

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Alexis Sanchez may consider leaving Arsenal to find Champions League football

The Gunners are six points behind Manchester City and Liverpool - again with a game in hand.

However, at this stage, Arsenal's Champions League fate is not in their own hands.

They will now need either Jurgen Klopp's Reds or Pep Guardiola's City to drop points if they are to stand any chance of breaking into Europe's elite competition.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is repeatedly asked about his Arsenal future

Tottenham are essentially certainties to break into the top four this term

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Tottenham are essentially certainties to break into the top four this term

Chelsea have already qualified for next seasons Champions League

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Chelsea have already qualified for next season's Champions League

It would be somewhat bizarre to see Arsenal NOT in the Champions League, as the North Londoners have broken into the top four in the Prem for the past 20 seasons.

Things won't be easy for Wenger's side however, as they still need to face Manchester United and Everton at home - both themselves hoping to crack the top four.

Liverpool are in control of their own top four fate this season

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Liverpool are in control of their own top four fate this season

Man City will also look to close out their spot in the Premier League top four

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Man City will also look to close out their spot in the Premier League top four

On top of that, Arsenal will play Southampton and Stoke away, as well as Sunderland at home.

The next fixture for Gunners fans to keep an eye on is Liverpool's trip to Watford on Monday night.