Emery doubts Arsenal's top-four chances

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"Are we outsiders now for a top-four finish?"

Unai Emery's side must finish in top-four on the Premier League table this season in order to qualify for the Europe topflight league tournament next season but Torreira believes a big club like Arsenal deserves to be playing in the Champions League.

"Then it's how we are doing away, at home".

With Suarez coming off the bench in that game, he will be desperately pushing to start against Huddersfield.

With just 17 away wins out of the 50 games played since August 2016, the issue has been something Emery would have been keen to resolve when he replaced Arsene Wenger.

Emery confirmed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan is available for selection after recovering from a knee injury, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Laurent Koscielny are expected to travel despite falling ill during the week.

And playmaker Mkhitaryan may also return to action following his recovery from a metatarsal fracture.

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After losing his first two league games in charge, Emery went on a 14-game unbeaten run in the top-flight.

We started very well away, changing our mentality, but now we need to recover this confidence, to recover this performance and the next opportunity is against Huddersfield.

Emery's team sit sixth - a point behind Manchester United and three behind Chelsea - but the Spaniard concedes it will be hard to guarantee Champions League football next season. Today he is working with different adaptation and better than last week.

A 2-1 win at Bournemouth on November 25 was the last time Emery's side took three points on the road - and he wants that to be addressed at struggling Huddersfield.

"Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham also - there is a big difference between us and them".

"I hope he will continue, he is improving every day with us. Also knowing other teams, they have an advantage to us".

"Then he can show in the next matches how he can help us, better than in the first match against Manchester City".

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