“We can beat anyone”: Arsenal boss urges belief ahead of massive clash

Arsenal head coach Jonas Eidevall knows his side can “beat anyone” ahead of their Champions League quarter final against Bayern Munich at the Emirates tonight.

The Gunners return to the Emirates this evening to face the German giants needing to turn around a 1-0 deficit from the first leg after losing in Munich last week.

Lea Schüller’s 39th minute strike last week secured a first leg win for Bayern last Tuesday, however, the Arsenal head coach has full belief that his side can emerge victorious in North London - and then go on to win the whole thing.

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“With this squad we have here, we can beat any team at any time” said the Arsenal boss.

“It is such a great feeling to have. We know it is going to be determined by small details but I have that feeling with this squad of players that we can play any team in the world and we have a chance of beating them. Having that feeling is one of the greatest feelings to have because then you know anything is possible.

“Being the champion of a continent is the best thing you can win in football and in Europe. It’s something that we are very proud of in the history of the club that we are the only English club to win it (Women’s Champions League). Of course, if in the future we could repeat that, it will be great.

“Like I said, I have the belief that we can beat any team on any given day - so let’s make the most of it tonight and if we do, we can progress and once you reach the semi-finals, everyone is capable of winning the trophy.”

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The Swedish head coach believes his side is also beginning to adapt to the loss of both Vivianne Miedema and Beth Mead, who are both ruled out for the remainder of the season with ACL injuries.

“There are a lot of players on this team who can score goals” he said.

“As a team, we score a lot of goals. Of course, we are not like Manchester City who has a player we rely on to score all those goals. We score the goals across the squad.”

Arsenal take on Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium this evening with kick off scheduled for 8pm UK time.

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