Arsenal fans claim they can see Mikel Arteta’s side ‘lifting’ the Champions League after being drawn alongside Sevilla, PSV and Lens
- Arsenal will play Sevilla, PSV and Lens on their return to the Champions League
- Fans have taken to social media to express their delight at the group stage draw
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Arsenal fans have taken to social media to express delight at their Champions League group.
Mikel Arteta’s side will mark their return to Europe’s elite competition next month after over six years away.
The north London side have been drawn alongside last season’s Europa League winners Sevilla, Eredivisie giants PSV and Ligue 1 side RC Lens in Group B.
And some fans took to Twitter to display their relief and delight, while others claim they have been drawn in a ‘Europa League group’.
Arsenal are set to mark their return to the Champions League next month after six years away
Mikel Arteta’s side have been have been drawn alongside Sevilla, PSV and Ligue 1 side RC Lens
One fan wrote: ‘Feels like Arsenal are still in the Europa League with a draw like that. What a time to be alive’.
Another said: ‘Arsenal got a Europa League group lol. Embarrassing if they get knocked out lol’.
‘Fantastic group for us. Not only an advantage in the UCL but the very short flying distances will also aid our recovery for Premier League games at the weekend,’ a third Arsenal fan tweeted.
Some Arsenal fans are eyeing a place in the final in Wembley, with one writing: ‘Wembley is a blessing to Arsenal . I see us in the Final and lifting it’.
Arsenal’s last appearance in the Champions League came in March 2017 when they were hammered 5-1 (10-2 on agg) by Bayern Munich.
The Gunners will host Manchester United on Sunday, with the Champions League commencing shortly after the upcoming international break.