Originally written on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 2/25/13
Wenger optimistic of top two finish for Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal manager Arsene Wenger is optimistic that his side can still finish second in the Premier League. The Gunners are currently fifth in the league with 47 points, one point behind fourth placed Tottenham Hotspur who have a game in hand. Wenger optimistic Arsenal will finish in top two. How realistic is he? Only few days back the atmosphere at North London was gloomy and even hostile. Arsenal were eliminated from the FA Cup and humiliated at home by Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Fans called for Wenger’s head and really it reached a nadir of pessimism. On Saturday, Arsenal registered their third straight league victory, when they defeated a struggling Aston Villa side 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium, following victories against Stoke City and Sunderland. Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez insisted that the Blues are aiming for top two finishes, but their spirits were dam...
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