Arsenal brushed aside a strong Liverpool side on Saturday with a convincing 2-0 victory, next they head to Germany to face last year’s UCL finalists Borussia Dortmund.
After the 2-1 loss at Emirates two weeks ago, Arsene Wenger will be looking for revenge and with it a chance to step even closer to qualification to the knockout stages.
Arsenal face a tough trip to Manchester United on Sunday, but all focus will be on Wednesday night’s tie.
Mathieu Flamini will again be absent however it looks he could be available this weekend, meaning Mikel Arteta will partner Aaron Ramsey in the heart of the midfield again after a brilliant show against Liverpool.
The main doubts are Jack Wilshere (rolled ankle last week) and Kieran Gibbs (calf injury on Saturday) meaning Nacho Monreal will get a chance to start a match that isn’t a Capital One Cup fixture. Wilshere was unlikely to start regardless, meaning Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky are likely candidates for the wings.
Elsewhere, the lineup is as to be expected with Monreal essentially the only change from the win against Liverpool. We will have a clearer idea once Wenger reveals his team news on Tuesday.
UPDATE: Wenger has revealed Gibbs is fit and available for the Dortmund tie. Whether or not he will be risked is another question.
Sagna Koscielny Mertesacker Monreal
Arteta (c) Ramsey
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