Arsenal's second-place finish in the Champions League group stage leaves them in a somewhat precarious position. They had originally intended to take a strong team to Olympiacos and give their all to win the group.
Instead, a combination of tired legs and poor domestic form meant that Arsene Wenger had to field a significantly weakened side in Greece. The 2-1 defeat they suffered allowed Schalke to retain their spot at the top of the group, and means Arsenal now face the daunting prospect of a tie with one of six group-winners.
They cannot be drawn against the winners of their own group—Schalke—or a team from the same association, which rules out Manchester United. Instead, they will come up against one of the following:
Over the following slides I'll be assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each of these teams, and trying to determine the dream scenario for Arsenal fans for the draw on December 20.