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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insisted he still harbours aspirations of knocking rivals Schalke off their perch atop Group B as the final round of Champions League group stage fixtures takes place this week. 

File picture. Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger takes his seat before a UEFA Champions League Group B match on November 21, 2012. Wenger insists he still harbours aspirations of knocking rivals Schalke off their perch atop Group B as the final round of Champions League group stage fixtures takes place this week.

The Premier League side ensured their progression to the knockout phase for a 13th straight year with a 2-0 victory over Montpellier a fortnight ago, but the Gunners must beat Europa-League destined Olympiakos on Tuesday if they hope to avoid a seeded team, such as Barcelona, in the next round.

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