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Mikel Arteta on drawing AC Milan In The Champions League

by on December 21, 2011

 

Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta has spoken to ArsenalPlayer about Arsenal’s Champions League draw against Italian side AC Milan in the last sixteen of the competition. Arteta has previously said before having the opportunity to play in the Champions League was one of the reasons he left Everton on deadline day to join the Gunners.

The Spaniard on drawing AC Milan in the Champions League.

“I smiled when the draw was made because I think it’s a really good game to play.”

“It makes it more exciting to play a team like Milan. Any team at this stage of the Champions League is going to be tough, even if people think you are favourites.”

“I like playing against teams like this and we’ve got a good chance, so let’s play”

“All the boys feel the same. If we have to play them, so be it, and let’s try to win.”

The Arsenal midfielder also said playing in the Champions League was why he joined Arsenal.

“This is exactly why I came to Arsenal. In your career you want to have moments like this.”

“You don’t face them every day so we have to take this special opportunity.”

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3 Comments
  1. Adebayo Opabunmi permalink

    Mikel,I love u d efficacy of ur presence at d Arsenal mid field

  2. sure wining and exciting, but let wait for that day. gooners for life!

  3. i hope wit full squared,and jack in nothing will stop us guning dem down. pls i want wenger to add to de team strength l and r back,including mid play maker like hazard and gotze we wil be equal to real and barca in term of balance also our bench wil be just as first 11. ever gooners

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