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Wenger: Arsenal has “better chance” in Champions League this season

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ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal arrives during Arsenal training session ahead of their Champions League match against PSG at London Colney on September 12, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger thinks this is a year his club can make a splash in the UEFA Champions League.

The Gunners begin their campaign Tuesday against Paris Saint-Germain, and Wenger is feeling buoyed by his work in the transfer market.

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Wenger has been bounced from the competition at the Round of 16 on seven-straight occasions, though it should be noted he’s also made the knockout rounds in ever seasons since 2002-03.


“I think we have a better chance, yes,” he said.

“I was used to playing with my younger squads when you build a stadium because you don’t have the resources. Now I have a team with more experienced players.”

What do you think? Has Wenger buttressed his team with enough depth and stability to make a deeper run this year? Or will it be more of the same at the Emirates?

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