Aaron Ramsey calls for Arsenal fans to return vs. AC Milan

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'It's going to be important for us to stay focused from the beginning, we can't take this lightly at all.

The Gunners hold a 2-0 lead in the Europa League Last 16 tie, so they're heavy favourites to progress at the Emirates tomorrow.

AC Milan travel to the Emirates for the return leg on Thursday and midfielder Aaron Ramsey, who scored last week, said: 'Hopefully we can build on this and go from strength to strength.

The 29-year-old found himself frozen out by United manager Jose Mourinho, but Wenger is more appreciative of his qualities and has installed him on the right of his three-man attacking midfield. "We've got the advantage of knowing we messed up the first leg and now we know what we've got to do".

Arsenal's season now hinges on success in the Europa League as they are languishing in sixth place in the Premier League, which means winning the cup competition is the only realistic way of qualifying for the Champions League next season.

"On my side nothing has changed", Wenger said.

Arsenal look set to part ways with Wenger this summer after a poor season, in which they look set to finish 6th, with no trophies.

Alexandre Lacazette will miss the match following knee surgery, but is expected return to action following the global break.

Arsenal have lost seven times since the turn of the year and the pressure on Wenger to leave his post at the end of the season continues to mount. "Just thanks to the fans who were supporting".

"I've always enjoyed playing with him, it's something special", Mkhitaryan said.

His former Borussia Dortmund team-mate Aubameyang repaid the favour with the pass that allowed the Armenian to score his first league goal for the Gunners later in the game.

Now, it's claimed that Arsenal have settled on Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri as their top choice to replace Wenger, having seen him mastermind a Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur last week.

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