By Joe Brewin
Arsène Wenger says his side must not be “obsessed” by Saturday’s clash between Chelsea and Tottenham.
Wenger’s side stole a march on their top-four challengers on Wednesday, climbing to third in the table with a 1-0 win at Everton while their London rivals dropped points.
But Wenger says his side must concentrate on their own game against Aston Villa this weekend and not worry about other scores.
“What I want us to continue is our run and not be in a position where you have to look at the other results,” he told Arsenal Player. “That is why I believe that the main focus is on us, not to be obsessed by other results and to just keep going.
“Of course the players will be aware of what is going on but it is not the last day of the season. We are in a position where what will matter is what we do at three o'clock against Aston Villa.
“We have to be professional and focus on what is important. What is important is our performance. We are happy and we keep people who love Arsenal happy if we turn up with a top performance.
“We have regained credit with our fans because we have shown a fantastic attitude and the more we show that, the more we will gain credit. That is the most important thing to do.”
Watch the full interview with the boss on Arsenal Player now.Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 23 Mar 2012