Shkodran Mustafi says Arsenal's Premier League title bid is not over

Shkodran Mustafi thinks Arsenal can still win the Premier League title, despite trailing leaders Chelsea by 12 points

Shkodran Mustafi has told Sky Sports News HQ he still believes Arsenal can be Premier League champions this season.

Arsenal are 12 points behind league leaders Chelsea with 14 games to play after back-to-back defeats against Watford and the Blues.

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Those results were, by Mustafi's admission, "really disappointing" but the centre-half is in no mood to mope ahead of Hull's visit to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, live on Sky Sports.

"I think it's going to be more difficult than it was before but I'm a believer," he said. "I don't give up.

Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny (left), Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi (centre) and Arsenal's Nacho Monreal (right) appear dejected after Chelsea's Marcos Alonso (
Image: Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal exchange views during Arsenal's defeat at Chelsea

"As long as it's possible we're going to fight for it, and in the end we will see and if we're lucky enough and good enough to go for it or not.

"The first game we lost at home [to Watford] was really disappointing. We woke up a bit late, conceded two quick goals and it was difficult to come back.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31:  Younes Kaboul (C) of Watford celebrates scoring the opening goal with his team mate Tom Cleverley (2nd L) during the Premier
Image: Arsenal have suffered back-to-back defeats against Watford and Chelsea

"We were disappointed as well with losing at Chelsea, which was a completely different game. We knew it would be difficult at Stamford Bridge, but we knew as well it's possible to win. I think in the end we didn't do enough."

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