Arsenal welcome Bayern Munich to the Emirates in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie.
You can find out more about our opponents below.
Full name: FC Bayern München
Manager: Jupp Heynckes
Club colours: Red shirts, red shorts, red socks
Nickname(s):Die Bayern, FCB
Three facts about Bayern Munich:
- They have won the European Cup on four occasions
- Pope Benedict XVI supports the club
- Manager Jupp Heynckes won the 1974 World Cup with West Germany
The 28-year-old, formerly a winger, has been transformed into one of the best central midfielders in world football. Blessed with vision, guile and a fearsome shot, the experienced German international will need to be closed down quickly in midfield.