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FC Koln chief Jorge Schmadtke: Arsenal a true Champions League club

FC Koln chief Jorge Schmadtke insists there's no fear facing Arsenal in their Europa League group.

It will mean a clash with Arsenal's German stars Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker when they meet later this year.

Discussing Arsenal, Schmadtke declared: "A huge challenge and a highlight, because Arsenal is more of a Champions League club.

"We are not afraid, neither of the opponents, nor of the pressure. We look forward to the games.

"We want to represent Germany and Cologne well."

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