Manchester United great Gary Neville on Arsenal’s chances of AS Monaco comeback

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville does not think that Arsenal will get past AS Monaco to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has told Sky Sports that Arsenal have a very slim chance of progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

The Gunners lost the first leg of their last-16 tie 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium in North London last month.

It was one of Arsenal’s worst performances of the season, which has given them a lot to do in the second leg in Monaco later this month.

Former United defender Neville suggests that Arsene Wenger’s side can stage a comeback against the Ligue 1 outfit, but he does not seem to be too confident about it.

“Arsenal were so naive in the first game against Monaco,” the 40-year-old told Sky Sports. "They could do it, but 80-20 against, those are the best odds I can offer.”

Can Arsenal stage a comeback?

Arsenal have given themselves too much to do in the second leg by conceding no fewer than three goals at home in the first leg.

Winning at Monaco is not entirely unthinkable, but breaching the home team’s defence three times is going to be very tough.

The only way Arsenal can stand a chance of winning the tie is if they score two early goals. That will enhance their confidence and also create panic among the Monaco players.

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