Arsene Wenger says his team have an “immense drive” to win the Champions League.
Arsenal reached the final of the competition in 2006 but have been knocked out in the round of 16 in each of the last five seasons.
The most recent of those saw the Gunners eliminated by Monaco earlier this year, and the manager says the whole squad are determined to avenge that disappointment.
"This drive [to win the competition] is immense. It has never been done at Arsenal"
“If we missed one game last year, then it was our home game with Monaco,” Wenger said. “We were not patient enough and we wanted to make the difference in the first game.
“We know we have some way to put that right, that is a regret of the season last year. We know as well that we can show that we have learnt from that.
“This drive [to win the competition] is immense. It has never been done at Arsenal and we were very, very, very, close.
“On the other hand, I have been long enough in the job to know you have to be realistic and know that you have to put hard work in.”
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