Marseille manager Elie Baup says Arsenal are the best team in Group F and is convinced the Gunners will qualify for the last 16.
The French side arrive in north London without a single point in the Champions League but can still play a part in in deciding who qualifies from the so-called 'group of death'.
This is also a team which, when it has difficult moments, they can manage it very well and be decisiveElie Baup
Baup, hailed the "undeniable attacking quality" Arsène Wenger's side possesses.
"In my mind Arsenal is a team which has both ability, but also a balanced side," he said. "They are the best side in our group and are a team which is going to qualify. When you get to the last 16 and the quarter-finals, the teams are all very close together.
"However, this season Arsenal have undeniable attacking [strength], they also have a lot French players who are really improving, like Olivier Giroud who is a top-quality goalscorer.
"This is also a team which, when it has difficult moments, they can manage it very well and be decisive.
"Arsenal are an extremely strong side in these competitions and have further room for improvement since Mesut Ozil signed. They have great technical players and have a great spirit."Copyright 2014 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 26 Nov 2013