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Cheltenham Born Eric Dier’s Bayern Munich Draw Arsenal In The Champions League Quarter-Finals

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender and Cheltenham born, Englishmen Eric Dier sees his side Bayern Munich get drawn against Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

Dier was born in the Gloucestershire town in 1994 , however moved with his family to Portugal in 2001 at the age of seven, where he resided until moving to North London in 2014.

After nearly ten years in the capital, the 30 year-old joined the Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich in January on a deal until the summer.

Dier is also the grandson to former Cheltenham Town president Ted Croker. Croker became the President of the Robins in 1987 and remained in that position until his death in 1992, as well as this he was also the secretary of the Football Assosiation from 1973 to 1989.

Should Bayern and Dier get past Arsenal, they have the possibility of the facing record Champions League winners Real Madrid or current treble winners Manchester City.

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