Chelsea picks up where it left off as it takes on a trip to a club from the far south of France at the conclusion of the 2017 Champions League round of 16.
Arsenal have now won the Champions League twice in five years and also a quarter of a century since winning it in 1995 – when they ended that run by beating Celtic and Real Madrid.
And despite its loss to the English champions, Arsenal’s last appearance in France in the competition – in 2002 – produced arguably the best result for their country.
Arsenal had looked on the verge of their longest ever absence from the knockout stage of a major tournament only in the last 12 months, when they dropped to 11th in the table and missed out on the European Club Cup.
It was the first time in 21 years that they missed out.
The return would be no easy task given a depleted squad, which currently boasts four players who have played at least 10 times of senior football for a club in Premier League football last season.
The club’s current top scorer, Olivier Giroud, is likely to be out another year while Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott are at least two or three years out aft바카라사이트er knee operations.
And they are under pressure from new signing Mesut Ozil to get their best form under Wenger. coque samsung a10 He told the Arsenal Official website: „We have all seen the stats. coque iphone 7 For me, it is hard. iphone 8 plus hoesjes You want your team to be strong, you want your team to get a lot of points, which means you can score.
„But at this moment we are not there. coque iphone 7 It is a difficult moment, but you need to fight to stay on top. custodia iphone It is a long season because you are coming up with a lot of new players.
„We want to win the Champions League, but you can also lose.