Arsenal will set a record attendance for a Women’s Champions League match in the Unitedafter announcing more than 60,000 tickets sold for their semi-final match against Wolfsburg.
Arsenal will welcome Wolfsburg for the Champions League second leg tie on Monday night at the Emirates Stadium in front of a sold-outfollowing their 2-2 draw in Germany in the first leg.
If all the supporters who have bought more than 60,000 tickets turn out to watch the match at the Emirates, it will surpass the current Women’s Champions League record of 27,697, which was set this season in Chelsea’s semi-final tie with Barcelona last Saturday.
It will also surpass the current attendance of 49,094 for any women’s game in thewas set at Chelsea’s Women’s FA Cup win over Manchester City in May 2022.
Arsenal remain the only Women’s Super League club to win the Women’s Champions League, lifting the trophy in 2007.
With the record in sight, Arsenal Chief Executive Vinai Venkatesham thanked supporters for their support throughout the season.
“It’s wonderful news that such a huge match for us has sold out,” Vinai told the official website.
“We would likesupporters, with all available tickets sold for Monday’s match.
“Wethank you for your fantastic support throughout the season – at Emirates across England and Europe. It promises to be an exciting night in north delighted that Jonas and our women’s first team will have the backing of so many supporters on this occasion in the club’s history.”
If the GunnersWolfsburg, they will meet Barcelona in the final at Eindhoven’s PSV Stadium in the Netherlands on June 3.
Barcelona women, who beat Chelsea in the semi final, hold the world record attendance for a women’safter 91,553 fans watched their Champions League quarter-final at the Nou Camp in 2022.
Jonas Eidevall’s side are currently suffering injuriesKim Little and vice-captain Leah ruled out for the rest of this season with hamstring and ACL injuries. They are also without forward Caitlin Foord.