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Why Arsenal must win at Crystal Palace!

Crystal Palace at home to Arsenal is more than just three points to Arsene Wenger. Anything less than three points could have massive implications for both the club and Wenger!
Arsene Wenger has a headache inducing set of problems to worry about right now. Arsenal didn't qualify for this seasons Champions League and to repeat the feat would be unforgivable in the eyes of the fans, The," Wenger out", clamour would grow deafening. Put simply, Arsenal must win away at Crystal Palace.
If chasing a top four spot is a priority only second, third or fourth are available. Arsenal are twenty four points behind pace setters Manchester City and only twenty one points ahead of bottom place Swansea. The trouble for Arsene is that the four clubs above Arsenal, chasing those three places in the table, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs, all look considerably stronger than Arsenal and United aside, in better form.
If Arsenal don"t make the top four, the already tenuous hold they have on their two superstars Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will disappear completely. Both players become free agents in the summer, both could leave in January and undoubtedly, both will have a lot on their minds in the second half of the season. Wenger certainly doesn't need these added distractions around his club and his two best players,
Arsenal are currently four points off fourth placed Liverpool and cannot allow this gap to widen,However, Arsenal have taken just eight points from their last six away games. Whilst, in contrast Crystal Palace have taken twelve points from their last six home games and averaged two goals a game, in doing so. On top of this, Crystal Palace's star player Wilfrid Zaha looks to be in the best form of his career.
Arsenal have a good record against Crystal Palace but suddenly this match looks like a massive banana skin waiting to happen. Arsenal need three points, they don't need a slip-up!

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