Ray Parlour says Arsenal have to win their next two games

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before the match

Arsenal have been beaten in their last two league matches.

Quoted by the Mirror, Ray Parlour has claimed Arsenal must win their next two games if they are to still be in the title race this season.

The Gunners have endured a difficult week, with defeats in their last two Premier League games.

First, they were beaten by Everton at Goodison Park last week and they suffered the same fate when they took on Manchester City on Sunday.

With the teams around them all winning it has left Arsene Wenger’s men sitting fourth in the table and nine points behind leaders Chelsea.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before the match

It is a disappointing situation considering they were first not long ago and Parlour warns that they must win their next two games to ensure their title hopes stay alive.

"If Arsenal drop any more points in the next two games, they are definitely out of the title race and playing for the top four,” he told the Mirror.

“Come March, you want to be hoping that you still have a chance to win the league. So it is vital now they win the next two, then look at the situation and see how other teams are doing.”

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before the match

Luckily for Arsenal, their next two games against West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace are ones they would fully expect to win.

They have only been beaten once in their last ten games against the Baggies, while their last defeat to Alan Pardew’s team came all the way back in 1994.

Those are good records and will give the Gunners hope that they can bounce back from a disappointing recent spell.

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