Arsenal into Champions League draw for a 17th consecutive season

Arsenal SanchezArsenal will be one of the top seeds in today's draw for the Champions League group stages after surviving a nervous finish to come out on-top of their play-off tie against Besiktas.

A 10-man Arsenal side were left clinging-on at the end to claim a nervy 1-nil win at the Emirates that sees them through to the group stages for a 17th consecutive season.

A first competitive goal for new signing Alexis Sanchez in first-half stoppage time helped Arsene Wenger's side to scrape through to the next round.

Midfielder Jack Wilshere says they had to work extra hard but they have shown again they are a big club.