Tue. May 30th, 2023

Jonas Eidevall revealed Arsenal sporting director Edu despatched him a message of congratulations after his facet reached the Champions League semi-finals for the primary time in a decade.

Arsenal Ladies beat Bayern Munich 2-0 on Wednesday evening on the Emirates to progress to the final 4 of the Champions League 2-1 on mixture due to objectives from Frida Maanum and Stina Blackstenius.

Eidevall is trying to change into the primary head coach to steer a British facet to glory on this competitors since 2007 – when Arsenal beat Swedish facet Umea to win it – and he says he has the total backing of everybody on the membership.

“I bought a really good message from Edu after the sport,” Eidevall stated.

“The assist from the entire membership is magnificent. There’s numerous discuss all the time performing with class – you actually perceive the that means of that whenever you’re contained in the organisation.

“It is engrained and it spreads down within the organisation. Communication and perception from them is superb.”

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Sheffield United ahead Courtney Sweetman-Kirk reacts to Frida Maanum’s screamer towards Bayern Munich within the Ladies’s Champions League quarter-final second-leg.

Arsenal produced a near-perfect first-half show to fireplace two objectives previous Bayern and take the lead on mixture, and Eidevall thinks his facet have now proven they’ll tackle anybody.

They are going to discover out on Thursday night in the event that they face Paris Saint-Germain or Wolfsburg within the subsequent stage.

“It has been a long-term aim to succeed in the semi-finals of the Champions League,” he stated. “I’m very pleased that we will the semi-finals. It is an unimaginable achievement that we’re so happy with – I advised the gamers earlier than the sport, we now have the potential to beat any workforce after we hit all issues excellent.

“That does not imply it is easy or we are able to do it each time. However we now have that potential. So if we now have that would not it’s unimaginable and delightful if we are able to deliver that to 1 extra stage on this competitors, to see how robust our wings are, and the way excessive we are able to fly collectively.

Stina Blackstenius celebrates after scoring Arsenal’s second aim towards Bayern Munich

“We managed to do this at this time, that is a proud second for the entire membership. If we hit it proper we are able to beat any workforce. It additionally means there’s numerous work going into performances to be constant. I do not take something without any consideration.

“We have to cope with each scenario and do our easiest.”

Arsenal misplaced captain Kim Little to an harm early on earlier than Katie McCabe was helped off with a knock within the closing phases, however Eidevall was unable to supply an replace on their standing.

Eidevall will likely be hoping they’ll get better rapidly forward of Sunday’s big recreation towards title rivals Manchester Metropolis within the Ladies’s Tremendous League. Arsenal path second-placed Metropolis by three factors however have a recreation in hand.

“I do not know [on the injury front],” he stated. “We have to use the hours this night and tomorrow to be able to get a transparent understanding. When we now have extra data we are going to replace.”

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