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Football: Guardiola wary of Arsenal threat

Published on Feb 19, 2014 5:58 AM
 
Pep Guardiola (above) believes Arsenal have the potential to make his Bayern Munich side "suffer" when the Champions League holders return to the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of their last 16 tie on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - Pep Guardiola believes Arsenal have the potential to make his Bayern Munich side "suffer" when the Champions League holders return to the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of their last 16 tie on Wednesday.

It is almost exactly a year since Bayern eliminated Arsenal at the same stage of European club football's premier competition, helped via a first-leg 3-1 win in north London.

Now they renew rivalries against an Arsenal side bidding for revenge against the tournament favourites, with former Barcelona boss Guardiola believing the Gunners remain a force to be reckoned with.

"Arsenal always have good shape and good movement," Guardiola told a news conference on Tuesday.

 
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