By Rob Kelly
Arsène Wenger says it would count as the most remarkable comeback of his career if Arsenal overturn their four-goal deficit against AC Milan.
The Frenchman was hugely disappointed after his team lost the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie 4-0 at the San Siro two weeks ago.
While he admits that the odds are stacked against the Gunners ahead of Tuesday’s return leg at Emirates Stadium, Wenger insists they have nothing to lose.
“We will give absolutely everything to win,” he told Arsenal Player. “We know the statistics are against us, but you can realise the impossible when you don't know it is impossible. Let's ignore that and just go for it.
“Yes [it would be his greatest comeback] because we have never lost 4-0 away before in a Champions League game. It was under special circumstances, but we were placid and have a lot to answer for and to respond to in the second leg.
“Everyone expects us to be out, but we are not yet, we are still in there.”Copyright 2013 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 3 Mar 2012