Enrique expecting “attractive” match against Arsenal

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is expecting an enthralling match when his side take on Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday.

The Spanish tactician will take the defending champions, who are unbeaten in 32 games this season, to the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of their Round of 16 clash, where he is expecting a fascinating clash.

"On paper, this is one of the most attractive and appealing types of games you are going to find," he said. "That is if you like this style of football, some like it more straight-forward.

"There are so many styles. I think we are going to see a really good game as we both want to dominate and win as well. I have seen Arsenal before twice this season. They are going to press high at some moments in the game.

"I hope that we can keep hold of possession and put into practice our talent. We know Arsenal are a good team, good in positions and have really good players."

Barca have beaten the Gunners in both of their most recent meetings, winning 6-3 on aggregate in the 2009/10 quarter-finals before going through with a 4-3 victory a year later.