Frimpong backs Arsenal to beat Barcelona

Emmanuel Frimpong ArsenalGhana international Emmanuel Frimpong

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong is backing Arsenal to dispatch Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League last 16.

Drawing last season’s champions represented the worst possible outcome for the Gunners as they look to avoid a sixth successive Last 16 exit in Europe’s premier club competition.

Social media has been awashed with predictions of a swift knock-out for Arsene Wenger’s men as they look to reach the quarter-final stage for the first time since 2010.

But former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong who currently plays for Russian side Ufa, is backing Arsenal to beat the Spanish champions.