Ancelotti's Napoli faces Arsenal in Europa League

Ancelotti's Napoli faces Arsenal in Europa League

Eintracht Frankfurt's star striker Luka Jovic scored a delicious chip to secure the victory and put them through to the quarter-finals.

"Of course, an Arsenal final sounds good from the British side of things".

The Italians are now second in Serie A to Juventus and have already shown their pedigree this season by beating Liverpool and drawing twice against Paris Saint-Germain in this season's Champions League group stages.

The draw keeps alive the possibility of an all-English final in Baku, Azerbaijan on May 29.

"[The draw against Arsenal is] a hard but very fascinating challenge for us, for the club and for our fans", Ancelotti said.

Fans were vocally displeased with the display, making sure that the club's Italian boss was fully aware of their feelings.

"He has been able to train after the problem with the back".


There will be an all-La Liga clash as Villarreal take on Valencia, while Benfica have been drawn to face Eintracht Frankfurt.

It would certainly be another step up in class if the Blues meet either of them and it's to be expected deep in the competition.

The west London side were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by Wolves at Stamford Bridge last weekend as they dropped points in the top-four race.

Meanwhile, German club Frankfurt are perhaps the competition's dark horses considering they have got high quality attacking options in the shape of Luka Jovic, Sebastien Haller and Ante Rebic.

Olivier Giroud doesn't want to be just a back up for Chelsea.

Arsenal will take on Napoli in the pick of the ties in the quarter-finals of this season's Europa League following Friday's draw, as Chelsea were paired with outsiders Slavia Prague. "It means we are in the final, that would make me happy and Napoli are in the final and that would make me happy".

Eden Hazard is perhaps the ace up Chelsea's sleeve that is yet to really be unleashed on the Europa League and he could be a real difference maker to inspire his side.

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