David Luiz confident Arsenal have the ‘quality’ to win the Europa League

first_imgDavid Luiz is confident Arsenal can go all the way and win the Europa League (Picture: Getty)David Luiz believes Arsenal have the ‘quality’ to go one step further than they managed last season and win the Europa League.Arsenal fell at the final hurdle last term as Chelsea thumped them 4-1 in Baku, with Eden Hazard scoring a second-half brace in what would be his final appearance for the Blues.The Gunners have lost just once in the competition this campaign – a 2-1 defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt which led to Unai Emery’s dismissal – and they are among the favourites to lift the trophy.Mikel Arteta’s men must get past Olympiacos to secure their place in the last 16. The Greek outfit will be desperate to prove themselves after dropping out of the Champions League at the group stage.ADVERTISEMENT Olympiacos v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 10:52FullscreenOlympiacos v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre match press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/olympiacos-v-arsenal-mikel-arteta-pre-match-press-conference-2114132/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Luiz admits Arsenal are expecting a tough test across the two legs but the Brazilian is confident his side have the potential to go all the way this season.AdvertisementAdvertisementAsked whether Arsenal can win the Europa League this season, the Arsenal defender replied: ‘I think we have the quality for that, but step by step.‘It’s not easy, Olympiacos have a great team, they did amazing against Tottenham, they did amazing against Bayern Munich.‘It’s a pitch where I have been many times and it’s always difficult, so it’s up to us to continue in the right way, being humble and improving our game.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityOlympiacos have turned the Karaiskakis Stadium into a fortress, losing just once at home this season, and Luiz knows Arsenal have a ‘difficult’ task on their hands in Athens.‘It’s an amazing place,’ he added.‘When you play football, this is the type of place you love to play.‘I think it’s a great country, it’s a country where you enjoy to play football. It’s not just for vacation. It’s a difficult place to play football, but also it’s a nice game.’Can Arsenal win the Europa League this season?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Man Utd and Liverpool target Kai Havertz summer exit hinted at by Bayer Keverkusen sporting director Advertisement David Luiz confident Arsenal have the ‘quality’ to win the Europa League Commentcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 20 Feb 2020 4:16 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.6kShares Advertisementlast_img

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