Santi Cazorla: Arsenal have no margin for error in top-four race

Santi Cazorla admits that Arsenal have no margin for error as they look to beat rivals Tottenham to a top-four finish this season

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Santi Cazorla joined Arsenal from Malaga last summer Photo: Back Page Images

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Santi Cazorla admits Arsenal have no margin for error as they look to beat rivals Tottenham to a top-four finish.

The Gunners head into Saturday’s clash with Reading four points behind their north London rivals, who currently occupy the final Champions League spot.

Arsenal can close the gap to just one point if they win their game in hand on Spurs – and Spain midfielder Cazorla knows that it is now critical that the Gunners win their remaining games.

“From now, every match will be very difficult,” Cazorla told Arsenal Player.

“In the end, we’re all fighting for something important, some teams to get into Europe, some to get into the Champions League, others for the title, others to stay up.

“So now the tension is going to be greater in every match. Every week, we have fewer opportunities to put things right and smaller margins for error. All the matches now are finals.”

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