• Arteta’s side must travel for first leg against Olympiacos
  • Tottenham can prepare for 14 March derby locally

Mikel Arteta has reflected Arsenal’s frustration at a fixture switch that will leave them going into the north London derby on 14 March on the back of a seven-hour round trip to Greece, while Tottenham are able to prepare locally.

Arsenal and Spurs had been drawn to play away in the first legs of their Europa League last-16 ties, three days before they meet at the Emirates Stadium.

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