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Trending: Arsenal drawn against Bayern Munich in Champions League


Arsene Wenger backs his side to rise to the challenge if they were to draw a leading team in the UCL round of 16.

Here are the latest stories for Monday.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Arsenal have been drawn against Bayern Munich in the Champions League’s round of 16, while Barcelona will take on Paris Saint-Germain.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Manchester United will take on St Etienne in the Europa League’s round of 32, while Tottenham Hotspur will face Gent and Villarreal have been drawn against Roma.

MAN UNITEDHenrikh Mkhitaryan’s injury is not serious and the midfielder should be back in a week or so, according to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

– Mkhitaryan was the match-winner for United on Sunday, scoring the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday

ARSENAL: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed midfielder Aaron Ramsey remains sidelined with a hamstring problem for Tuesday’s Premier League game at Everton, and said he is confident that Gabriel Paulista can help replace injured centre-back Shkodran Mustafi.

–  Wenger has insisted he wants Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to stay at Arsenal after “moving forward” this season, but warned he may have to settle for often being substituted because of the physical demands of playing as a winger.

LIVERPOOL: Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher has told Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius to “shut up and just do your job” after another disappointing display in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with West Ham United.

TOTTENHAM: Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said his side were “a bit disappointed” after their defeat at United.

REAL MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to crown a memorable year by being named the world’s best player for a fourth time on Monday night.

– Having been denied a point in the 3-2 loss to Real Madrid on Saturday, Deportivo La Coruna boss Gaizka Garitano hinted that the European champions get favouritism from referees at the Bernabeu.

JUVENTUS: Juventus came from behind to beat rivals Torino 3-1 and extend their lead at the top to seven points thanks to a brace from striker Gonzalo Higuain.

CHELSEA: Antonio Conte praised Chelsea’s display of “maturity” and patience after Diego Costa’s moment of brilliance broke down a stubborn West Brom at Stamford Bridge to move the Blues clear at the top of the Premier League.

PSG: Paris Saint-Germain director of football Patrick Kluivert has promised that the French champions will make some signings in the January transfer window.

MLS: Jordan Morris called his Seattle Sounder team’s penalty-kick shootout win in the MLS Cup final against Toronto FC “unbelievable,” adding that he was thrilled to have stayed with his hometown club instead of making a move to Europe after graduating from Stanford.

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