Olympiacos defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, has expressed confidence Arsenal has areas his group can hit to hurt them when each side conflict within the Europa League last-16 first-leg tie on March 11 in Greece.
Sokratis spent nearly three years with Arsenal earlier than leaving the Gunners in January to hitch Olympiacos on a free switch.
Olympiacos knocked out Arsenal from the Europa League when each side met within the competitors final 12 months.
And Sokratis believes Mikel Arteta’s aspect nonetheless have weak spots of their group that Olympiacos can exploit.
“It’s one thing particular as a result of till a month in the past I used to be with them. I believe will probably be a troublesome recreation. Arsenal are a really large group,” Sokratis stated as quoted by Metro UK.
“We have now to be targeted throughout each video games to repeat final 12 months.
“There aren’t any large variations as a result of he is identical coach. Kind of, it’s the identical group with two or three additions.
“It’s a group with nice high quality, however there are additionally areas we are able to hit to hurt them.
“Every recreation will probably be totally different. We must always see them as two separate video games. I consider that the coach has in thoughts the techniques that we should observe. Together with an excellent look and an excellent day, I consider that we now have probabilities.”
Olympiacos vs Arsenal: ‘There are areas we are able to hit to hurt them’ – Sokratis