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Arsene Wenger: 'Barcelona close to perfection'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that Champions League opponents Barcelona are a team close to 'perfection'.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that Champions League opponents Barcelona are a team close to 'perfection'.

The Spanish giants take on the Gunners at the Emirates for the first leg of their last-16 tie tomorrow night, and although Wenger admits to being the underdog, he believes that Barcelona have some vulnerabilities to capitalise on.

"Our world is not perfect and no team is perfect," Wenger told reporters. "[Although] they're not far from it, Barcelona, I must say!

"We have to use every moment in the game where we have a chance to score. As I said to you after the game against Hull, we had 70% of the time with the ball and we didn't make a lot of it. Against Barcelona, we'll have much less of the ball and we'll have to make more of it."

Current cup holders Barcelona will arrive in London on a 32-game unbeaten streak in all competitions.


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