Champions League last 16: Arsenal v Bayern Munich; Man City v Monaco; Leicester v Sevilla

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Champions League last 16: Arsenal v Bayern Munich; Man City v Monaco; Leicester v Sevilla

Arsenal will face Bayern Munich, Leicester City will play Sevilla and Manchester City are up against Monaco in the Champions League last 16.

The Gunners have played the German champions four times in the previous five campaigns and finished behind them in the group stage last season.

The Foxes, in their debut campaign, have a tough test against Europa League champions Sevilla.

Manchester City’s opponents Monaco beat Tottenham twice in Group E.

One of the other standout ties of the round pits Spanish champions Barcelona against French champions Paris St-Germain. Barca beat PSG in the quarter-finals en route to winning the title during the 2014-15 season.

Champions and La Liga leaders Real Madrid face Italian side Napoli, who are fourth in Serie A.

Full draw
Manchester City v Monaco
Real Madrid v Napoli
Benfica v Borussia Dortmund
Bayern Munich v Arsenal
FC Porto v Juventus
Bayer Leverkusen v Atletico Madrid
Paris St-Germain v Barcelona
Sevilla v Leicester

(First legs to be played on 14 & 15 and 21 & 22 February 2017; second legs on 7 & 8 and 14 & 15 March)

‘The tide has got to turn’

Arsenal have been knocked out by Bayern the past three times they have met in the knockout stage.

Gunners club secretary David Miles told BT Sport: “We are through to the knockout stage for the 14th consecutive season, which is testament to manager Arsene Wenger and the teams throughout that time.

“But the fans will think we have got the rough end of the draw again – at some stage the tide has got to turn and we will beat them.”

Bayern skipper Philipp Lahm tweeted: “Tough draw as Arsenal is in really good shape. Looking forward to seeing my former colleagues from the national team again!”

Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain said Monaco should not be underestimated.

He added: “Monaco are playing probably the best football in France now.

“In the group of Tottenham and Bayer Leverkusen, they were top. They have young players and a lot of talent. They play good football. It is a good draw.”

Manager Claudio Ranieri said his Leicester side were set for a tough challenge against a “big, big, big team”.

“I know that Sevilla have lifted the Europa League three times in three years – it is unbelievable,” said the Italian, who led the Foxes to their first Premier League title last season.

“Now they are third in the league and have lost only three so far. They are fighting to win the title with Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain, so that tells you how good they are.”