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Wenger writes off Milan's Champions League prospects

The Arsenal boss also highlighted Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robinho as two of their key players.

Wenger claims Milan have
Wenger claims Milan have "some weak points".

ARSENAL COACH ARSENE Wenger believes AC Milan have no realistic chance of lifting the Champions League trophy this season.

The Serie A champions reached the quarter-finals of the continental competition after a 4-3 aggregate victory over Arsenal, despite suffering a 3-0 defeat in the return leg at the Emirates.

Ahead of Milan’s quarter-final first-leg tie against Barcelona on Wednesday, Wenger said Massimiliano Allegri’s team have too many flaws to win the Champions League.

“I know Milan very well: they play very well as far as collective work is concerned, but I do not think they are up to the task of winning the trophy,” Wenger wrote in his Eurosport column.

“They have some weak points, although they have a player with the quality of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Robinho can also be very dangerous in attack, but ‘Ibra’ can score a lot of goals on a good day.

“Milan know what to do to win at San Siro: I hope the condition of their pitch has improved because against us it was a disaster.

“Everyone looks at Milan with respect, but I think they have no chance of winning the Champions League.”

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