"This was a tough draw, but to be an interesting match," said Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, as quoted from the official club website.
Wenger said the experience "the Gunners" or the "Rossoneri" will show the game a draw. He considered both opportunities 50-50.
"Everyone knows Milan and Arsenal know. We are in the Champions League for many years and both teams played football in a positive," he said.
Similar delivered Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas. He acknowledged, the game against Napoli will not be easy. So also with a game against another Italian team.
"I think we have a very difficult draw results. However, any team that you get in the last 16 will be a tough team to beat," says Villas-Boas told Chelsea TV.
Villas-Boas, a happy time missed due to expectations not met with AC Milan, Napoli is aware that a strong team of black horses. The reason, besides having a talented young players, they also have a solid support base.
"Napoli is a club that represents the city and the city has a great empathy towards this club. She has such a huge support base and this is one of the difficult and interesting games of the last 16. No doubt," he said.
"They are motivated and they have young players who bertalentas, such as Marek Hamsik and Edinson Cavani. They have talented players," he said.