He told Arsenal’s official website: “Europe is important to me. I said before there are clubs in Germany who might qualify for the Champions League but you can’t win it with them.
“You have to have at least the prospect of being involved in a big decision at the end of next year. And we nearly were there before.
“We are among the teams who can win it along with the other English teams, Barcelona, Real Madrid might be stronger next year, Milan we have to see and Internazionale are a good prospect as well. I think they are the teams who can actually win it.”