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The boys take on Monaco in the Champions League at Stade Louis II on Wednesday.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

 

Monaco Full name: Association Sportive de Monaco Football ClubManager: Leonardo JardimClub colours: Red and white shirts, white shorts, white socksNickname:The Red and Whites

 

Three facts about Monaco:

  • Monaco have won their last three Champions League games. They are only one win away from equalling their best tally (4 in a row from October to November 1997).
  • Monaco haven’t conceded a single goal in their three Champions League home games this season.
  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their 11 away games against French clubs in European competition (W7 D4). However, they have never won any of these games by more than one goal.

 

Nabil Dirar MonacoSTAR MANNabil DirarMonaco stunned Arsenal in the first leg at Emirates Stadium and it was Nabil Dirar who led the charge. The captain caused Hector Bellerin and Kieran Gibbs problems defensively while also tracking back to help his team-mates stop Alexis Sanchez.