Arsenal will have to battle French side AS Monaco for a slot in the quarter finals according to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw. In a draw held on Monday December 15, The Gunners who finished second in group D avoided giants Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munchen among others but face a tricky side in Monaco.
Monaco topped group C by scoring just four goals in six group games albeit conceding one in the process. The Gunners host the side; formerly coached by Arsene Wenger in the first leg before a trip to France.
In other draws, English champions Manchester City will once again face Barcelona at the same stage they did last season whilst Chelsea will face PSG; another repeat of one of last season’s knock out fixtures.
Champions Real Madrid also face familiar opponents in Schalke, Bayern play Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donestik, Juventus face Dortmund , FC Basel face Porto while Leverkusen entertain Atletico Madrid.
PSG Vs Chelsea
Man City vs Barcelona
Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid
Schalke vs Real Madrid
Juventus vs Borussia Dortmund
Shakhtar vs Bayern Munchen
Arsenal vs AS Monaco
FC Basel vs FC Porto