Emmanuel Adebayor says Arsenal should ditch their classy style if it means staying in the title race.

"We are eight points behind first place and now we just have to control ourselves, not to worry about whether we play with elegance or not," he said.

"The most important thing is not the way we play, it is what we are going to achieve.

"Now we have to forget about how we are going to dribble, how many passes we are going to make - the most important thing is to get the ball in the back of the net and that is it."

Adebayor added: "We have to fight as a team and that is how we are going to try to achieve something this season.

"To be champions, you need to [be able to] win every single game."