CSKA now lie in third place in the Russian Premier League and got past Lyon in the last round via the away goals rule.
Although the 23-year-old has recorded just five top-flight starts this season, his comfortable display against an in-form AC Milan will leave Arsenal fans with some comfort.
The Europa League quarter-final draw took place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon this afternoon.
He also scored the opener in CSKA's 3-2 win away to Lyon on Thursday evening, a result which saw them progress to the quarter-finals at the expense of the Ligue 1 side.
Here's what Twitter had to say about Arsenal drawing CSKA Moscow on Friday.
Arsenal and CSKA Moscow's only other meetings came in the group stage of the 2006-07 Champions League.
Following on from Sunday's Premier League victory over Watford, Arsenal's third successive win in all competitions provides a measure of breathing space for Wenger after a miserable run sparked fresh calls for his dismissal.
The first leg of the tie is set for April 5 at the Emirates Stadium, with the second leg on April 12.