Jonas Eidevall revealed Arsenal sporting director Edu despatched him a message of congratulations after his facet reached the Champions League semi-finals for the primary time in a decade.
Arsenal Ladies beat Bayern Munich 2-0 on Wednesday evening on the Emirates to progress to the final 4 of the Champions League 2-1 on combination because of targets from Frida Maanum and Stina Blackstenius.
Eidevall is seeking to develop into the primary head coach to steer a British facet to glory on this competitors since 2007 – when Arsenal beat Swedish facet Umea to win it – and he says he has the total backing of everybody on the membership.
“I obtained a really good message from Edu after the sport,” Eidevall mentioned.
“The help from the entire membership is magnificent. There’s quite a lot of discuss all the time performing with class – you actually perceive the that means of that while you’re contained in the organisation.
“It is engrained and it spreads down within the organisation. Communication and perception from them is wonderful.”
Arsenal produced a near-perfect first-half show to fireside two targets previous Bayern and take the lead on combination, and Eidevall thinks his facet have now proven they will tackle anybody.
They may discover out on Thursday night in the event that they face Paris Saint-Germain or Wolfsburg within the subsequent stage.
“It has been a long-term objective to succeed in the semi-finals of the Champions League,” he mentioned. “I’m very completely happy that we’ll the semi-finals. It is an unimaginable achievement that we’re so pleased with – I informed the gamers earlier than the sport, we’ve the potential to beat any workforce once we hit all issues excellent.
“That does not imply it is simple or we are able to do it each time. However we now have that potential. So if we’ve that would not it’s unimaginable and delightful if we are able to deliver that to at least one extra stage on this competitors, to see how sturdy our wings are, and the way excessive we are able to fly collectively.
“We managed to do this right now, that is a proud second for the entire membership. If we hit it proper we are able to beat any workforce. It additionally means there’s quite a lot of work going into performances to be constant. I do not take something as a right.
“We have to cope with each state of affairs and do our absolute best.”
Arsenal misplaced captain Kim Little to an harm early on earlier than Katie McCabe was helped off with a knock within the closing levels, however Eidevall was unable to offer an replace on their standing.
Eidevall will likely be hoping they will get better rapidly forward of Sunday’s big sport in opposition to title rivals Manchester Metropolis within the Ladies’s Tremendous League. Arsenal path second-placed Metropolis by three factors however have a sport in hand.
“I do not know [on the injury front],” he mentioned. “We have to use the hours this night and tomorrow to be able to get a transparent understanding. When we’ve extra data we’ll replace.”