Carlo Ancelotti has called Napoli’s quarter-final against Arsenal in the Europa League a ‘difficult but very fascinating challenge’.
Arsenal will face David Ospina’s side on April 11 and 18 with the second leg at the San Paolo stadium in Naples.
Speaking immediately after the draw, the former Chelsea boss said, “A difficult but very fascinating challenge for us, for the club and for our fans.”
Carlo Ancelotti and Unai Emery have faced each other six times with the Italian winning four and losing two. Against Arsenal, Ancelotti has faced us a total of eight times, winning five, drawing one and losing two.
Unai Emery has never faced Napoli before. The good news, however, is should Arsenal win and face Villarreal in the semi-final, there’s only one side in football he’s won more games against and that’s Espanyol.