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Martin Ødegaard believes Arsenal’s dramatic shootout win over Porto can be the springboard for a sustained tilt at Champions League and Premier League honours over the final stages of the season.

Arsenal squeaked through at the Emirates after a deliciously tense, attritional two legs that finished 1-1 on aggregate. They are in the last eight of Europe’s elite competition for the first time in 14 years and, given they lead England’s top flight after eight straight wins, a return to their days of landing major trophies looks tantalisingly close.

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