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Gallas warning for Gunners

Image: Gallas: Frustrated

William Gallas has told his Arsenal team-mates that complacency could undermine their title aspirations.

Skipper wary of ruining trophy dreams

William Gallas has told his Arsenal team-mates that complacency could undermine their title aspirations. The Gunners suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of Hull on Saturday, a result which has raised questions over their ability to take the big prizes this term. Having not got their hands on any silverware since 2005 Gallas is desperate to end that barren run this year. However, The Frenchman accepts that there can be no repeat of the Tigers disaster in the future and hopes Arsene Wenger's men were not taking their opponents lightly.

Luck

"I don't think so and I hope not because if we think like this we will not go anywhere," the club captain told Arsenal's official website. "The players were ready to play a strong game, we were not lucky and we have to work more and try to stay in the fourth position. "It's very difficult to accept. We said all the time we wanted to win every game and we lost 2-1 to Hull City." Arsenal have an immediate opportunity to get back to winning ways when UEFA Champions League action returns in midweek.
Recover
The Gunners welcome Porto to Emirates Stadium on Tuesday and Wenger knows his side must improve drastically from their Hull debacle. The French coach has refused to rule his side out of the Premier League title race following the surprise result, but admits there is now little room for error. "I don't know if we can't afford to lose again. I believe that what is important now is to recover and prepare well for the next game on Tuesday," he said. "What we delivered against Hull was not good enough, we know that, so the important thing now is not how many games we can lose this season but preparing well for Tuesday night."

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