Champions League

Monday, 15 December 2014

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The midfielder feels that the lack of pressure on the French club's shoulders makes them dangerous opponents for the Gunners after being paired together in the Champions League

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Manuel Pellegrini's side will face the Camp Nou outfit for the second season running and are confident of avoiding a repeat of their 4-1 aggregate defeat last term

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The club secretary is looking forward to facing Laurent Blanc's men once again and says coming up against former Blue David Luiz will give the game an 'extra ingredient'

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The Gunners avoided the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in the first knockout round of the Champions League but do not feel as if their progression is a foregone conclusion

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Monday's draw in Nyon saw both market leaders handed favourable draws while Chelsea will face Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City will once again meet Barcelona

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Jose Mourinho's men will negotiate a rematch against their opponents from last season's quarter-final while the Premier League champions again face the Catalan giants

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With the 16 qualified teams now confirmed for the first knockout round, Goal looks at who could potentially be paired up with whom ahead of Monday's draw in Nyon

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CORRESPONDENT COLUMN: As Europe's elite club competition prepares to shift gears, the absence of English football's first and most famous superclub is hard to ignore

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Barcelona, Arsenal, Juventus, Chelsea and more of Europe's best will find out their fate later on Monday, when the last 32 of the Europa League will also be decided

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The Arsenal boss also says that his side need a few more wins to completely restore their confidence following their win over Newcastle but is pleased with their current form

Saturday, 13 December 2014

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The Dortmund attacker is keen to meet his former club in the latter stages of the knockout rounds and has ruled out a move away from the Bundesliga

Friday, 12 December 2014

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The full-back was part of the side who lost the Champions League final to rivals Real Madrid last season and is keen to avoid a reunion in the competition with his new side

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Yaya Toure, Max Meyer, Thiago Silva and Andres Iniesta will all continue to star in this year’s competition after their clubs successfully navigated their respective groups

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Three Premier League players feature among the nominees for the final prize of the group stage alongside Barcelona’s Brazilian star and the Olympiakos midfielder

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The Costa Rican goalkeeper has reminded his team-mates at Santiago Bernabeu that it would be dangerous to let their guard slip for even a moment as the winter break approaches

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Ahead of the knockout stage draw, the Spaniard feels teams from his homeland are the biggest threat to the European ambitions of Manuel Pellegrini's Premier League champions

Thursday, 11 December 2014

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The former Reds striker does not see any obvious replacement for the Northern Irishman and believes his style of play can prove successful despite their Champions League exit

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The Serie A champions progressed to the second round of the Champions League while their rivals were eliminated, and the director feels it shows the Bianconeri's superiority

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The Barcelona midfielder was asked to select a team of players from the UK that have impressed him on Europe's biggest stage, with Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard included

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Barcelona's win over Paris Saint-Germain saw them finish as Group F winners and will ensure they play the second game of their last-16 tie at home, which delights the midfielder