Carlo Ancelotti


Arsène Wenger insists Arsenal are up for the ‘massive challenge’ in Munich

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal were a little late getting to Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena on the eve of their last 16 first-leg tie. Perhaps with this in mind Arsène Wenger was particularly brusque with the suggestion that his team’s ability to break a six-season run of instant elimination from the Champions League knockout stages might be a decisive factor in his own continued tenure as Arsenal coach.