Bayern Munich on edge ahead of Arsenal Champion League clash – team news

Bayern Munich are set to face Arsenal in a thrilling Tuesday night Champions League quarter-final clash, their last resort for a title this sesosn.

The Gunners advanced from the round of 16 after a penalty shootout victory against Porto, while Bayern progressed with a second-leg comeback against Lazio.

In their recent encounters in the competition, Bayern Munich have dominated Arsenal, winning all last three matches by a scoreline of 5-1.

Despite Bayern’s long-standing superiority, Arsenal enters tomorrow’s fixture with confidence, sitting atop the Premier League table.

Bayern Munich on edge ahead of Arsenal Champion League clash - team news
Kane enjoys a prolific record against Arsenal during time with Spurs – Getty image

They lead the English football league with 71 points after a 3-0 win over Brighton.

Meanwhile, Bayern’s domestic campaign has faltered, as evidenced by their recent 3-2 defeat to Heidenheim.

The loss leave them 16 points behind league leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

With their Bundesliga title hopes faded, Bayern now turn their focus to the Champions League as their last chance for silverware this season.

Former Tottenham striker Harry Kane will return to face his old North London rivals, boasting an impressive record of 14 goals in 16 matches against Arsenal.

Despite struggling in Arsenal’s recent win over Brighton, Bukayo Saka has downplayed injury concerns and is expected to start against Bayern.

However, the Gunners will be without Jurien Timber, who continues his recovery from an ACL injury.

On the part of Bayern Munich, several key players have returned to training, including Aleksander Pavlovic, Noussair Mazraoui, Leroy Sane, Manuel Neuer, and Kingsley Coman.

Their availability provides a last-minute boost for manager Thomas Tuchel, who was forced to manage players in the Heidenheim clash.

Like Arsenal, they will be without Sacha Boey, Bouna Sarr and Tarek Buchman, who remain on the sidelines due to injury.

The highly anticipated encounter is slated for 8:00pm on Tuesday (tomorrow), at the Emirates Stadium.