Arsene Wenger tells Arsenal not to relax their grip on a Champions League spot

Arsene Wenger was not ready to start celebrating just yet despite a decent performance against Alan Pardew's struggling Newcastle United, who lost a sixth successive English top-flight match for the first time since the 1986-87 season.

updated: April 29, 2014 21:18 IST
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London: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger refused to get carried away despite his side taking a major step towards Champions League qualification with a convincing 3-0 Premier League win at home to Newcastle on Monday.

Goals from Laurent Koscielny, Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium handed the fourth-placed Gunners a routine victory that moved them four points clear of fifth-placed rivals Everton with just two league games of the season remaining. (Arsenal eye Champions League berth)

FA Cup finalists Arsenal require one more domestic league win to achieve their 17th successive campaign in Europe's premier competition, although an Everton defeat by Manchester City at Goodison Park on Saturday would also suit the Gunners.

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