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GREER WANTS FULL-STRENGTH ARSENAL

24 January 2015


Brighton & Hove Albion captain Gordon Greer hopes Arsenal field their full-strength side when they visit the Amex Stadium on Sunday.

 
The Gunners fielded a strong side in the last round against Hull City and Greer hopes they do the same again, so the Albion players can test themselves against the current FA Cup holders.
 
He told seagulls.co.uk, “If you ask anyone in the dressing room they’d rather see the strongest Arsenal team out there.
 
“It will be great for us to see how we compete against them as it’s something you don’t get the opportunity to do very often.
 
“This is something we are all looking forward to. As players you don’t play football to face the easy sides, you want to play against the best players and there are some great players in that team.
 
“It’s fantastic for everybody connected to the club and it’s a chance to show what we’re about and an opportunity to play against some of the best players in the Premier League- it's a good test for us.”

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The Scotland international went on to explain how Albion are heading into the fixture full of confidence – on the back of an impressive win against Ipswich on Wednesday in the Championship.
 
“Wednesday was a massive game for us and it was great that we got the three points. The boys took a lot of confidence from the game.
 
“Hopefully we can take that confidence into Sunday and put in a good performance.
 
“We’re a good team and we feel we’ve got a good chance. If we concentrate on what we’re good at we can give them a good game.
 
“We’re all human and we’ll be giving everything on Sunday to try and get the right result.”
 
Albion are expecting a record attendance at the Amex and Greer is relishing the chance of playing in front of a sell-out crowd.
 
“At every home game the support is fantastic – we’ve got one of the biggest attendances in the Championship and the fans get behind us every week.
 
 “It’s great for us to be playing home and I’m sure the fans will be out in force on Sunday cheering us on.”

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