Koscielny not setting targets

BY foxsports • October 15, 2011

Arsene Wenger's side have made a disappointing start to the 2011/12 campaign and are currently 15th in the table, having picked up just seven points from as many games. The Gunners' chances of winning the title appear to be slim as they are already 12 points off the pace, and their aim is now supposed to be garnering a top-four spot. Koscielny, though, has refused to set any specific target and told Arsenal's official website: "We don't talk about particular ambitions. "We just want to win, play our football and like that we can go towards the top of the table. We don't think about whether we are in the top four, we take it game by game. "I think we have the quality," continued the Frenchman. "The team has good players but the difficulty is playing together - to defend and attack together. "It's the little details that will be the difference in winning the games." Arsenal host Sunderland at the Emirates in the league on Sunday afternoon, and the 26-year-old is eying a home victory. "We go onto the pitch on Sunday with a good spirit and we want to win the game," enthused Koscielny. "It is very important for us, for the club and for the supporters." Koscielny is also willing to play at right-back instead of his preferred position in central defence to compensate for the loss of Bacary Sagna to injury. "I played right-back when I started my career," he explained. "Now it's maybe seven years since that. "If I have to go to right back I will give my best for the team and will try to do the job with my qualities. "It is difficult when you lose Bacary because he is a strong guy and one of the best players. Behind him is Carl (Jenkinson) so I think he will play. "I know Carl and when comes on the pitch he gives everything he can for the team."


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