Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that relegated Queens Park Rangers will still be a threat to Arsenal, who will have to be at their best to pick up all three points.

Harry Redknapp's side were relegated from the Premier League last weekend following a goalless draw with Reading - a result that relegated both sides to the Championship.

With the club already relegated, it would be natural to assume the players' minds won't be focused on the forthcoming league match, but Wenger doesn't believe that is the case - and he insists that his side will have to play their best football in order to leave with three points.

The likes of Tottenham, Manchester City and Chelsea have all travelled to Loftus Road and failed to win, so Wenger knows that it is a tough place to go, as he found out last year after his side lost 2-1.

There is also the fact that Redknapp is the manager of QPR and he will certainly want to help his former team Tottenham if he can - and beating Arsenal would be a big boost to Spurs in the hunt for Champions League football.

Wenger believes the QPR players will now play with less fear and will just go for the win and that is something that Arsenal have to be wary of.

“In the Premier League, we watched their recent three or four games,” said Wenger. “All the games were tight, so we want to make sure that this little percentage goes for us. [We need] more focus, more determination.

“It can happen yes, that they play under less pressure, with less fear. It can be of course very dangerous.

“I still believe that the derby will be decided by the quality of our performance. If we continue to play like we do, we will make it and that’s what we focus on.”

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