Champs League draw could be a mon­ster for City and Arse­nal

Sec­ond leaves them pre­car­i­ous, as Europe’s big names loom large on the hori­zon

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WENGER and Pel­le­grini... wel­come to your Cham­pi­ons League night­mare! The Euro­pean su­per­pow­ers await­ing City and Arse­nal ...

When the balls were drawn on a steamy Au­gust af­ter­noon in Monaco, both Manch­ester City and Arse­nal would have set­tled for sec­ond place in their re­spec­tive groups.

The cream of Ger­many was ex­pected to rise, as Manch­ester City were con­fronted by the hold­ers, Bay­ern Mu­nich, and Arse­nal were pit­ted with last sea­son’s run­ners-up, Borus­sia Dort­mund.

Yet now, there will be

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BE AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID: Arse­nal’s Arsene Wenger and Manch­ester City’s Manuel Pel­le­grini will be hop­ing for a ‘soft op­tion’ as far as op­po­si­tion goes, when the Cham­pi­ons League draw takes place on Mon­day.

Cris­tiano Ron­aldo

Zla­tan Ibrahi­movic

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