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Jurgen Klopp backs Arsenal for Champions League glory

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Borussia Dortmund Manager Jurgen Klopp has heaped praise on Arsenal following their 1-0 victory over the Germans, reports Sky Sports

Following the surprise victory, Klopp has backed the north London club to go on and lift the trophy for the first time in their history. 

Aaron Ramsey's strike in the second half was enough to decide the contest, which left Arsenal sitting on top of the group with two games left to play. 

The reputable German manager confirmed his belief in the Gunners, stating the club 'could win it' and go all the way in the competition. 

Despite Klopp's praise for his European rivals, he also mentioned they would have to avoid current European champions Bayern Munich.

The German giants are currently on a domestic 36-game unbeaten streak, and are favourites to reclaim the elite trophy in European football. 

The praise for Arsenal isn't surprising, being the first English club to inflict defeat on Borussia Dortmund. In addition, it was the first time in 60 matches that Dortmund failed to score at home. 

If Arsenal can maintain their current form they will be considered contenders sooner rather than later. 

In their last eight European fixtures the Gunners have suffered just two defeats, managing five clean sheets in the process. 

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