By Rob Kelly

Arsène Wenger says he will try not to focus on the results in the matches involving Arsenal's top-three rivals on the final day of the season.

The Gunners go into Sunday’s clash at West Bromwich Albion knowing that a win would secure them third place and automatic Champions League qualification. However, any slip-up could see them punished by Tottenham, who host Fulham, or Newcastle, who travel to Everton.

But Wenger says he wants his side to take control of their own destiny and not rely on anyone else.

“It can happen that we will have to look [at other results] but normally I never do that,” he said. “We want to win our game and if we do that we don’t need to listen to anybody.

“You cannot predict what will happen. Fulham is a London derby [for Tottenham], they are a good team. Unfortunately there is no easy match in this league.”

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