Arsenal can dump Tottenham out of lucrative European spot in FA Cup final

Arsenal can dump Tottenham out of lucrative European spot in FA Cup final

- Arsenal are going to fight to finish in their quest to qualify for the Europa League

- The Gunners are currently languishing in tenth position on the Premier League standings

- Victory for Mikel Arteta’s men in the FA Cup final will book them a ticket to the Europa League

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Arsenal could possibly still qualify for the Europa League, but first they have to defeat Tottenham who are seventh on the Premier League standings.

The Gunners must not just gun for a revenge, Mikel Arteta’s men could also still secure a place in the Europa League for next season should they win the FA Cup final against Chelsea.

This would mean fifth and sixth spot in the Premier League would likewise be entering into the European competition.

But not seventh. And that is exactly where Spurs sit in the standings. If Chelsea win the FA Cup then because they are in the top four, it would mean seventh place would qualify for the Europa League.

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Spurs could definitely still qualify for a European spot, but they are hoping that Wolves who are sixth on the log will slip up.

Arsenal can dump Tottenham out of lucrative European spot in FA Cup final

Arsenal stars still chase the Europa League spot. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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But if Arsenal win the FA Cup and Spurs end up in seventh, Mikel Arteta and co would have denied their fierce rivals as much as £40million for getting into Europe.

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho was definitely in a very good mood when he welcomed Leicester City to the White Hart Lane for their Premier League encounter on Sunday, July 19.

The Portuguese ran into former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Kolo Toure who has gained weight since he retired from active football.

The former Manchester United boss, though inaudible, appeared to be telling Brendan Rodgers about his assistant's belly while they laughed it off before the game.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool's name has finally been engraved on the Premier League trophy for the first time since 1992 this season.

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The Reds were confirmed champions late last month following Chelsea's 2-1 win over defending champions Manchester City at Stamford Bridge last month.

Coach Jurgen Klopp's men, after narrowly missing out of winning the silverware to the Citizens' last campaign, ensured the mistake they made in the 2018-19 term didn't repeated itself.

The Merseyside outfit has played 36 games this campaign - losing three and drawing another three, which means they have won 30 of their Premier League appearances this season.

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