Galatasaray midfielder reveals four point plan for Arsenal clash

Galatasaray star Blerim Dzemaili looks ahead to Wednesday evening's encounter with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Galatasaray midfielder Blerim Dzemaili, 28, who has produced two goal-scoring opporunities and an 81% passing accuracy from three Turkish Super Lig appearances this season, has issued a four-point plan in order for his side to negate the threat of Arsenal tomorrow evening.

  1. Play as a team
  2. Defend strongly
  3. Play the Gala game
  4. Be unafraid

"Arsenal are a team that play very good football from [the back]," Dzemaili is quoted to have said by the official website of Arsenal. "They try to always play the ball and I remember that they are a team - they go together.

"[The Gunners] give everything for the team so for us it will be important to play as a team, to defend strongly and to play our game," he said, before adding: "[We can] not be afraid.

"We have to respect [Arsenal] - that's important - but not to be afraid because I think we have a good team. We can play against every team and I think it's going to be in our hands."

Arsenal are currently bottom of Group D in the Champions League having already been beaten by Borussia Dortmund in the opening round of matches.

Anderlecht and Galatasaray drew 1-1 in their game so each have a point.

Arsenal must take advantage of competing in front of their own fans in order to get some much-needed points on the board as well as a confidence-boosting result ahead of another big game at the weekend, this time against Chelsea in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge.

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