Fenerbahce midfielder Raul Meireles says they're confident facing Arsenal in their Champions League qualifier.

The former Chelsea and Liverpool midfielder is convinced they can shock Arsenal.

He said: "Arsenal is a tough draw, but we know we can beat them. They have some very good players, but they have not improved like they would have wanted this ­summer. We can compete with them on a football level.

"When you consider how tough a place Turkey is to visit, we have every reason to feel confident we can beat Arsenal.

"The fans create a real atmosphere here and it is intimidating for the opposition. We are ­confident we could go and win in London if we needed to."

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