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Gallas Calls For Cup And Euro Double

Gallas Calls For Cup And Euro Double

Arsenal defender Billy Gallas says that Arsenal have fallen too far behind Premiership leaders Manchester United to win the league this season.

Some Gooners thought that the additions of Gallas, Rosicky and Baptista would be enough to see Arsenal compete for the Premiership crown this season. They were wrong.

Arsene's young guns will not compete for the domestic title untill next season, that is my humble opinion.

Gallas agrees and says that the Gunners need to concentrate on the FA Cup and Champions League.

Speaking ahead of the FA Cup third round tie with Liverpool Gallas said: 'It's true the title is a long way off.

'We have dropped too many silly points and we're paying for it with our position.

'It's even more of a shame because Manchester United and Chelsea dropped off a bit.

'With three matches a week it's normal these teams have a tricky spell, even with their big squads.

'We should have taken advantage but we didn't. Now, apart from the Champions League, the FA Cup has become a big target for us.

Gallas is also hoping to make his return against Liverpool.

The Frenchman said: 'I don't know whether I'll play against Liverpool but I would really like to.

'I feel well and training is going really well. Every day I feel I'm getting back to my best.'

I'd also like to take this chance to say hello to my brother who is currently residing is sunny Ayia Napa.

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Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Saturday January 6 2007
Time: 12:57AM

Comments

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Quite a strange ending to the article, but respect to Billy nonetheless!!
Rocky7
06/01/2007 01:01:00
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Gallas is top quality and I understand what he's saying. I reckon the FA Cup will be in your trophy cabinet come the end of the season.
Rogue
06/01/2007 01:01:00
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arsenal need to win something.... they have an incredible squad on paper but now is the time to do it on the grass
link201
06/01/2007 01:04:00
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oh ayia napa, home of many a oozo... i share his optimism, but the league isn't dead until the fat man Jol sings !
PUREGOLD
06/01/2007 01:07:00
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I can explain the ending....I'm pi**ed. :D
simmy8_2000
06/01/2007 01:09:00
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One thing is for sure, Jol won't be singing anything for a while...
G4L
06/01/2007 01:24:00
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respect to billy g, and respect to simmy's bro - he's in sunny climes, i wish I soddin' well was :) »»Arsene knows««
Wingston75
06/01/2007 01:25:00
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Respect? I think the word your looking for is 'envy' on both counts...
simmy8_2000
06/01/2007 01:30:00
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United will go into freefall soon and the chavs are in sight...victory tommorow is gonna galvanise us to title glory..u better believe it
Anon 1
06/01/2007 01:34:00
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Anon...If that happens this seaon I'll marry a goat...
simmy8_2000
06/01/2007 01:37:00
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