The Gunners have actually put themselves in a strong position to reach the quarter-finals in the Europa League by declaring a 2-0 last-16 very first leg win at A/C Milan, with the return happening at the Emirates Arena on Thursday night.
You have numerous excellent groups in there and this competitors is possibly this season at a greater level than before.
Wenger is taking absolutely nothing for approved when it comes to going all the method in Europe, particularly with the likes of Atletico Madrid, Lyon, Marseille, Borussia Dortmund and Lazio all still in the competitors.
He informed press reporters ahead of the clash with the Rossoneri: “The Europa League, if you take a look at the groups that remain in there this season, it is really strong.
” We play Milan for the opportunity to reach the quarter-final. You look who remains in there – Milan, Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Arsenal, all the French groups.
” You have lots of excellent groups in there and this competitors is possibly this season at a greater level than before.”
Wenger likewise validated that he has a number of gamers offered once again after injury, with Spanish protective duo Hector Bellerin (knee) and Nacho Monreal (back) both back in training and in contention to deal with Milan.
Striker Alexandre Lacazette loses out as he is still recuperating from knee surgical treatment, while Wenger’s choices in attack are likewise restricted by January hire Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang being disqualified due to his previous club Dortmund still being associated with the competitors.