Arsenal ‘capable’ of overcoming Bayern – Wenger

Arsene Wenger has created no secret from the “massive challenge” that awaits Arsenal in their last-16 clash with Bayern Munich but he has faith that his players are up to the job.

The Gunners travel for the Allianz Arena to face the German champions on Wednesday night coming off the back of a 2-0 victory over Hull within the Premier League on Saturday.

And Wenger is hopeful that his side can show what they are produced of and progress towards the quarter-finals.

“We play against a Bayern side who for every year the exact same process should be to win the Champions League,” Wenger said.

“When you have a look at their record, they are usually basically in the last four, so it’s a enormous challenge but we’re capable of coping with it. We’ve an benefit to play the second game at home.

“But we know too every single minute of tomorrow’s game will have a huge influence on our chances at property to knock them out.”