Arsenal eyeing FA Cup title, top-four finish in the Premier League: Nacho Monreal

"We are playing in Wembley, it`s always something special when you play there... When you finish the season and you have won something, it`s always special and we want to repeat it."

Reuters| Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Arsenal eyeing FA Cup title, top-four finish in the Premier League: Nacho Monreal

Delhi: Winning the FA Cup and a top-four finish in the Premier League remain Arsenal`s twin targets following an underwhelming season, defender Nacho Monreal has said.

Arsenal started the season strongly with a six-game winning streak that lifted them to second position in the league but have since faded and are seven points behind fourth-placed City with just two wins in their last six league games.

Arsenal`s consecutive FA Cup wins in 2014 and 2015 are the London side`s most recent major trophies and Monreal, who played in the 2015 final, is hopeful of a repeat performance at Wembley.

"The FA Cup is our target - and finishing in the top four, because honestly, we can`t win the Premier League," Monreal told the club`s website (www.arsenal.com) ahead of Sunday`s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City.

"It`s a good opportunity to show the Arsenal fans that we can win trophies. We are in the semi-final against Manchester City, it`s going to be an amazing game.

"We are playing in Wembley, it`s always something special when you play there... When you finish the season and you have won something, it`s always special and we want to repeat it."

Arsenal are currently the joint highest FA Cup holders along with Manchester United with 12 trophies.