The pressure on Arsenal as favourites for their Champions League last-16 tie with Monaco is welcome, says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger.
The North London side have exited the competition
at this stage in each of the last four seasons.
“The French might give us the status of favourites. It
doesn’t bother me,” said Wenger before
Wednesday’s first leg at Emirates Stadium.
“There’s a lot at stake but these are the games you
want to play.”
The Ligue 1 side gave Wenger his big break in
management in the late 1980s but the Arsenal boss
was not in sentimental mood in his pre-match press
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