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Arsenal fans hold Champions League funeral after Barcelona draw

Incredible footage has emerged of Arsenal fans in Nigeria holding a funeral for their side’s Champions League hopes following a nightmarish draw.

The Gunners overcame the odds to secure a place in the Last 16, but their endeavours almost feel for naught after they received the toughest possible draw in the second round.

Despite losing three of their opening four matches in the group stage, Arsenal rallied and finally advanced as runners-up to Bayern Munich after a convincing 3-0 victory against Olympiakos away in the Greek capital in the final matchday.

Sartorial Wenger

However, their efforts may only see them extending their European run by two more games, as they will be overwhelming favourites to be dumped out by the Catalan giants.

Certainly, these fans, gathering in a church in Southern Nigeria to mourn for Arsenal’s European hopes, hold little faith in the prospect of a miracle in the New Year.

What chance do the Gunners have of besting their ominous Catalan opponents?

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