LOL! Arsenal Will Be Better Off In Europa League – Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has admitted that his Gunners might be better off playing in the Europa League rather than the Champions League.

Although Arsenal had a 2-0 win at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday, the Gunners exited Europe’s top club competition on away goals at the hands of Monaco, their fifth elimination at the last-16 stage in as many years.

It has now become a usual habit for the north London club to narrowly miss out on victory after first-leg setbacks against their European rivals and Wenger admits that their lack of progress in the tournament is quite frustrating.

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Asked by reporters if he was unhappy with their repeated eliminations, Wenger replied: “Yes, but sometimes we have been beaten by opponents who were in the final.

“Perhaps it would be better not to go out like this and make the Europa League – we would be more likely to win.

The Gunners boss believes that his side performed well as they chased an improbable victory against Monaco, however.
He told 
L’Equipe: “The performance was good. It was a difficult task.
“They surprised us in the first game because subconsciously we were too sure of ourselves.
“In the second half, we lacked a bit of freshness. I am very disappointed to be knocked out, of course, but I will remember a lot of positives from this game.”

Arsenal will resume Premier League on Saturday when they travel to Newcastle United to demand a pound of flesh for their exit in the Champions League.

SEE ALSO: HARSH DEFEAT: Resolute Monaco Dumps Arsenal Out Of Champions League On Goal Aggregate [DETAILS AND PICTURES]

 

 

 


 

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