Picture: Barcelona star quotes Muhammad Ali ahead of Arsenal clash

Arda Turan will not be playing for Barcelona against Arsenal in the Champions League Last 16 first-leg tie tonight due to serving a suspension from last year but that did not him trying to rally his teammates.

Turan shared a picture of Muhammad Ali training underwater on his Instagram alongside a caption of one of his famous quotes: “The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”

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Ali was one of the greatest ever boxing champions and Barcelona will be hoping to emulate his successes in continuing to break records.

Barca are currently unbeaten in their last 32 games and will make history if they win the Champions League for the second year running.

The Turkish international will miss the match due to a red card he picked up in last seasons competition against Real Madrid while playing for Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona will also be without the injured Rafinha but have no other major injury concerns with Messi, Suarez and Neymar all fit.

Arsenal meanwhile will be without Santi Cazorla (knee), Jack Wilshere (leg), Gabriel Paulista (hamstring) and Tomas Rosicky (thigh).

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