Adkins is focused on Arsenal

Nigel Adkins says Reading must concentrate on one game at a time as they look to plot a path to Premier League survival.

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Nigel Adkins: Focus is on Arsenal

Nigel Adkins: Focus is on Arsenal

The Royals have eight games remaining, the first of which is against Arsenal on Saturday, and that match has been the centre of Adkins' attention since his appointment on Tuesday.

"The important thing is we take it one game at a time without setting a points total," he said. "It's a great challenge and one we are relishing.

"The next game is the most important. I know where people are coming from with Southampton which is the following game and I'm sure there will be a lot of talk about that.

"But I've just been appointed by Reading and it's important we're respectful of that and take it one game at a time.

"We will put all our energy into the Arsenal game and do everything we can to win it."

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nd we always will love Ozil. I don't really mind if no other team can see just how brilliant he is, or if people think he is rubbish, because we know he is far from it. He is a fantastic player, and if people cannot see that it can only be a good thing, in that he will be at Arsenal for years to come, pulling the strings from behind a glass veil.

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like the list and Ozil in particular does seem under appreciated when you look at his stats (an odd thing considering his fee or maybe because of it). Palace have a few and I've always thought Dwight Gayle at Palace was under rated, certainly when you look at his goals per game ratio. You can probably also add Ryan Bertrand at Saints who should be in the England team in my view.

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ew Shaun Wright Phillips, there I've said it. If any club offers stupid money we'd be stupid to say no, he's not a potential worldie by any stretch and I feel that after a few years warming the bench at city or Chelsea he'll be back at QPR smoking sheesha pipes under Harry Redknapp.

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