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Potter backing Östersund to prove mettle against Gunners



Graham Potter, the coach of tomorrow night’s Swedish opponents Östersund, says he’s excited to pit his wits against Arsene Wenger and that he remains full of admiration for the Frenchman despite his travails in recent years.
Since taking the reins at the Jämtkraft Arena in 2011, the Englishman – who Birmingham, Stoke, West Brom, Southampton and many others – has steered Östersund from the Swedish fourth tier to the UEFA Europa League knockout phase, picking up the club’s first ever major trophy, the Swedish Cup, en route.
On the eve of the biggest tie in their 21-year history, Potter says his Östersund players are excited but undaunted by the visit of the Gunners.
“I?ve never got through to the last 16 of the Europa League so of course, it will be the biggest [achievement],” he told press [transcript by Football.London]on Wednesday. “Everything we do now is new to us. That?s why I?m so proud of the players.
“I have faith in the players to deal with the opportunity. If we are successful it?s a huge moment for everybody.
Giving context to the journey he’s been on – his side have played 12 games in the Europa League this season – he added: “We?d never won a major trophy before, we won that [the Swedish Cup]. We were never in a Europa league qualification before, especially against a big team like Galatasaray and we coped with that really well.
“We had never been in the Europa League before and ...
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