By Nick Teale

Arsenal will not focus on stopping any individual Barcelona players on Wednesday night.

Instead, Arsène Wenger wants to see his side perform to their own strengths. If they do, Arsenal will have "every chance" of winning, according to the manager.

Lionel Messi has been in lethal form and strike partner Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored in each of Barcelona's last three matches, taking his tally to 15 in 24 games this season.

But Wenger isn't focusing his attentions on the Swede, or any other individual playing for the European champions.

"The good thing at Barcelona is there are many players to stop, so we do not have to focus on one," he joked at his pre-match press conference.

"I believe what you want from your team is not to worry too much about the strengths of Barcelona but more focus on our strengths, our qualities, be brave, go for it and then we have every chance.

"We want to turn up and have a great performance. My team is on a fantastic run, even if we had a disappointment in the last minute on Saturday.

"Overall if you consider what this team has done in the last two months it is absolutely exceptional and I want that game tomorrow to be at the level of what we have produced recently."

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30 Mar 2010