Watch highlights as Alexis Sanchez scored twice to keep Arsenal's top-four hopes alive with a 2-0 win over Sunderland on Tuesday.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech insists ending up in next season's Europa League would not be the end of the world for the Gunners.
Arsenal now face the prospect of missing out on the Champions League altogether and will lose their place if Liverpool beat Middlesbrough at Anfield on the final day of the season.
Arsene Wenger hopes Alexis Sanchez will continue proving his worth at Arsenal for the long term after the Chilean worldwide led the Gunners to a 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Tuesday (16 May) by scoring two goals. "It would be the first time you make 75 points and aren't in the top four".
Arsenal were always dominant but spurned their opportunities before Sanchez turned in a Mesut Ozil cross from close range in the 72nd minute.
The Sunderland manager, David Moyes, took issue with Wenger's pre-match comments about how teams with nothing left to play for were sometimes "on holiday".More news: Deere reports an end to 12 quarters of declining earnings
"Firstly, he scored a lot of goals for us but his first job is not to be a striker, it is more midfield but he is an unbelievable player". We made 71 points and were second.
'We have gone through a hard period away from home, because I think at home if you look at our record it's quite good.
'Especially at Everton, we were really unlucky at Everton, some of the decisions were really bad on the night and after we had to go straight to Man City and it didn't help.
In the second-half, Arsenal upped the tempo, although Nacho Monreal nearly scored a weird own-goal, an incident which would lead to an equally odd indirect free-kick for Sunderland deep inside the Gunners' box. After that you deal with what happens.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City moved back into third spot, above Liverpool, thanks to goals by Gabriel Jesus, Kevin de Bruyne and Yaya Toure in their final home game of the season. You want all the teams to fight like Sunderland did tonight.
"We go to Watford to win the game".