Tough draw but Arsenal still favs against Udinese
Arsenal got the toughest possible draw in the fourth round of qualifying for the Champions League as they take on Udinese.
Arsenal, however are 2/9 favourites to qualify ahead of 3/1 Udinese.
In the first leg match, Arsenal are 4/11 favourites, while Udinese are 6/1 and the draw is 3/1. Arsenal are 20/1 to win the Champions League.
"Udinese have shipped off their two best players and Arsenal are favourites at the moment, but with the uncertainty still surrounding the futures of Fabregas and Nasri, the match-up could be a lot closer than the initial odds suggest," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly.
Fabregas is currently 1/4 to have left Arsenal by the end of the summer transfer window, with Barcelona his likely destination.
Nasri is 6/4 to have left Arsenal in the same time frame, with Manchester City 8/13 to be his next club. Manchester United are 6/5.
To Qualify: 2/9 Arsenal; 3/1 Udinese
First Leg Match: 4/11 Arsenal; 6/1 Udinese; 3/1 Draw
Champions League Outright: 15/8 Barcelona; 5/1 Real Madrid; 8/1 Manchester United; 8/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Manchester City; 16/1 Bayern Munich; 20/1 Arsenal; 20/1 AC Milan; 20/1 Inter; 25/1 Porto; 40/1 BAR
Samir Nasri to still be at Arsenal after the summer transfer window: 6/4 no; 1/2 yes
Samir Nasri Next Permanent Club: 8/13 Manchester City; 6/5 Manchester United; 8/1 Chelsea; 25/1 Real Madrid; 33/1 AC Milan