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Arsenal boss Wenger happy to take anyone in Champions League draw

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger feels comfortable drawing anyone in the Champions League knockouts.

"I feel for us maybe it is not necessarily a disadvantage to play the big clubs," he said. "At least the big clubs will play [football] as well.

"Last year, we lost against Eindhoven, who refused to play in the first leg. Then, in the second game, they just waited for one counter-attack. We struggled more in that game than we had done the season before against Real Madrid.

"Maybe when you play against Real Madrid or Barcelona, you say 'what a hell of a task' but then you face a different problem because they will come out and play.

"If we do finish second in the group, nobody would be especially keen to play against us. But having said that I still want to finish top."

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