Koscielny: we are not confident

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Laurent Koscielny has urged everyone involved at Arsenal - from supporters to management - to stick together despite admitting a top-four finish would now be "very hard" to achieve this season.

Ex-Premier League midfielder Kevin Kilbane has joined the chorus of criticism aimed at Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after Brighton condemned the Gunners to their fourth consecutive defeat.

Arsenal now face the daunting task of taking on a rejuvenated Milan side at San Siro as they look to continue their run in the Europa League.

Their miserable run has left them 13 points adrift of Tottenham in fourth place and Koscielny conceded it would be hard to overturn such a deficit.

"For me, they're the worst team in England without the ball". "We are not confident in our quality individually and collectively". We've had a bad period and have not had the results we wanted. We lost a little bit of our quality but we need to stay united. You need to put your head down and work. We need to win to have more freedom on the pitch and we need to stay together. It is important to have everyone behind us. We tried but nothing is with us. "They don't actually play good football and they're not great to watch". We miss a lot of things during the game but we need to push more again and again. The confidence will be back slowly.

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"When I came back to play for Arsenal, everybody, all my friends were saying, 'It can only tarnish your legacy, why are you going back there?'".

"It's easy to take the pants off as well, but when you are naked completely you have to find a shirt and try to put it on again, get dressed normally again".

"Overall, on top of that, we made some defensive mistakes, where they took advantage of it as well".

Arsenal are now 13 points adrift of the top four having lost consecutive Premier League games to Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion in the space of three days.

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