Martinez welcomes Europa League test

Martinez's side play host to Kiev in the first leg of the last 16 tie on Thursday, having comfortably seen off Young Boys 7-2 on aggregate in the previous round.

However, their league form continues to be a cause for concern, with a run of one win in 12 matches seeing them slip to 14th, six points above the relegation zone.

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