Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is unsure what to make of their Champions League qualifier with Fenerbahce.

Wenger admitted that Arsenal's Champions League eliminator against Fenerbahce is a "strange situation" considering the Turkish club could win the tie and still be thrown out of the competition if their appeal against a two-year ban for match-fixing allegations is thrown out later this month.

"It's a strange situation," said Wenger. "They are basically suspended. It is a strange situation in different ways.

"They have been suspended to play in Europe, have appealed to a tribunal to the Arbitration of Sport. On top of that, nobody knows if they lose the case what will happen. It's a very strange situation.

"But it's a difficult draw. Fenerbahce is a strong team with history in the Champions League. They have good players who have played in England - Yobo, Dirk Kuyt.

"I looked at their squad and there is a lot of experience. We need to have a good performance and I am confident we can go through but it is a big task."

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