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Arsenal won´t fear anyone says Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger vowed his team had nothing to fear after they advanced to the knockout phase of the Champions League and a likely showdown with one of European football’s heavyweights.

A below-par Arsenal were made to work hard for a 3-1 victory over Partizan Belgrade on Wednesday, with Theo Walcott and Samir Nasri scoring the decisive goals after the Serbs’ striker Cleo had cancelled out Robin Van Persie’s opener.

However the result was not good enough to clinch first place in Group H, meaning that the Gunners now face a last 16 tie against either Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or Schalke 04.

Wenger acknowledged that the possibility of a match against Barcelona — who destroyed Arsenal 4-1 in the Nou Camp last season — was a daunting prospect.

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zico4178d ago

Not true. 50% change meeting Real or Barca. Nobody wants that if you want to go to the quaterfinal!