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Xhaka fires warning to Arsenal about ‘doing something’ this season

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Stuck in mid-table, a top-four finish appears out of the question for the Gunners and even a top-six spot seems beyond their reach.

Arsenal must strive for more consistency in order to “do something” this season, warns Granit Xhaka.

Xhaka’s comments come after Arsenal’s dominant performance against Leicester City on Sunday.

David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette, and Nicolas Pepe all scored within a space of 13 minutes as Mikel Arteta’s side cruised to a 3-1 victory in the Premier League.

Despite the win, they remain down at tenth in the league standings – eight points off Champions League spots and six off a top-six spot.

The Gunners look forward to the Europa League as their only realistic chance of winning a trophy this season, having also exited the FA Cup and Carabao Cup.

Xhaka told the official club website: “We have to do it game by game, not for three games, not for four, we have to constantly be like this, with this energy, this team spirit and after I am looking forward to us doing something.”

“We knew it would be very difficult after the Europa League game, after the traveling and everything else, to be ready for 12pm.

“It wasn’t easy but I think in the end we deserved to win today. We did a really, really good game after 10 minutes.”